Racist Medical History


The history of medical experimentation on African Americans is shocking, disgraceful and invisible. History needs to be taught, so that past abuse can be acknowledged and future abuses are avoided.

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Tuskegee Medical worker administers syphilis to African American sharecroppers

The Tuskegee syphilis experiment is well known throughout African American circles, and leads to a continuing distrust of government run medical centers by African Americans.

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Author: historydojo

I’m a National Board Certified Teacher with nearly twenty years of experience teaching high school history. I blog about teaching, history, current events, the law and social justice.

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