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/
Follow Dorothy Charles on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dn_charles
Visit the WhiteCoats4BlackLives website: http://www.whitecoats4blacklives.org
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