#144 - Black Lives and Healthcare with Dorothy Charles

Posted December 27, 2016

Dorothy Charles, of the national student group WhiteCoats4BlackLives, joins Shaun to talk about the long and complicated history of institutional racism in the medical and health establishments.

Dorothy referenced a number of materials to look into for those who want to learn more:
The problem with race-based medicine, a TED talk by Dorothy Roberts: https://www.ted.com/talks/dorothy_roberts_the_problem_with_race_based_medicine
Medical Apartheid, by Harriet Washington: http://amzn.to/2hoLge8
Race in a Bottle, by Jonathan Kahn: http://amzn.to/2iz4cEF
The Tuskegee Study, via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/index.html
A Generation of Bad Blood, by Vann R. Newkirk II; a look back at the Tuskegee Study from June, 2016: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/06/tuskegee-study-medical-distrust-research/487439/

Dorothy mentioned in the episode that she’ll be continually curating resources on her website. Find that information here: http://dncharles.com/racialjusticehttp://dncharles.com/resources

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