The Tuskegee study infected Black people with syphilis.
“From Absence to Presence,” a commemorative installation at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, honors people who were once enslaved in the area. Surveys show that many Americans don’t know that slavery existed in all 13 colonies.
The pandemic has exposed racial inequities in medicine: Black Americans are contracting the coronavirus and dying from it at higher rates thanks to decades of medical racism, which limited Black people’s access to quality health care. The Tuskegee...
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