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Research into medical journals and experimental reports long undisturbed Medical Apartheid reveals the hidden underbelly of scientific research and makes possible for the first time an understanding of the roots of the African American health deficit At last it provides the fullest possible context for comprehending the behavioral fallout that has caused black Americans to view researchers and indeed the whole medical establishment with such deep distrust No one concerned with issues of public health and racial justice can afford not to read Medical Apartheid a masterful book that will stir up both controversy and long needed deba. This was the most disturbing history book that I ve read in a looong time First it discusses the horrible medical experiments conducted on slave

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Medical Apartheid The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

From the era of slavery to the present day the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African Americans Starting with the earliest encounters between black Americans and Western medical researchers and the racist pseudoscience that resulted it details the ways both slaves and freedmen were used in hospitals for experiments conducted without their knowledge a tradition that continues today within some black populations It reveals. This book is incredibly hard to read in that it s so harrowing sometimes your stomach just turns as you turn the pages However it is masterfully Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose your stomach just turns as Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers you turn the pages However it is masterfully

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How blacks have historically been prey to grave robbing as well as unauthorized autopsies and dissections Moving into the twentieth century it shows how the pseudoscience of eugenics and social Darwinism was used to justify experimental exploitation and shoddy medical treatment of blacks and the view that they were biologically inferior oversexed and unfit for adult responsibilities Shocking new details about the government’s notorious Tuskegee experiment are revealed as are similar less well known medical atrocities conducted by the government the armed forces prisons and private institutionsThe product of years of prodigious. Gripping history I couldn t put it down


10 thoughts on “Medical Apartheid The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

  1. says:

    This book is incredibly hard to read in that it's so harrowing sometimes your stomach just turns as you turn the pages Howev

  2. says:

    On the bright side hell won't run out of special places

  3. says:

    This Book Is Explosive I found this book about a year ago in the huge Barnes and Noble in Union Suare It was somewhere on the bottom

  4. says:

    Washington is a former ethics fellow at Harvard Medical School She catalogs a shameful centuries long tradition in American medicine

  5. says:

    Gripping history I couldn't put it down

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    In 1915 Dr Harry J Haiselden heralded the first wave of US eugenics when he gained fame and wealth by exploiting the evil legacy of the black motherOn November 12 1915 he announced to newspapers that he allowed the ailing but viable newborn of his patient Anna Bollinger to die in Chicago's German American Hospital because he would have gone through life as defective Between 1915 and 1918 Haiselden killed five

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    I’ll be honest I don’t think I can write a review for this book because it’ll make me ragey all over again This is a very difficult book to read not only because of all the racism bigotry and unethical exploitation of Black people for medical experimentation but also for us to reconcile with the fact that many progresses in treatments that have been made over the years have been possible because of this exploitation And th

  8. says:

    It is very rare that I give a book 5 stars but this one earned it This was a deeply disturbing and chilling book Normally I do not read this type of book because I do not have time to invest in it but I took time this time It was well researched and presented an awful picture of how so many people were injured and killed in the n

  9. says:

    This was the most disturbing history book that I've read in a looong time First it discusses the horrible medical experiments conducted on slaves in antebellum days some of which make those Nazi experiments look like nothing at all Then it moves into the experiments and graverobbing that free African Americans were vulnerable to due to pove

  10. says:

    In this book the author has compiled and analyzed a vast amount of research to make the case that racist practices toward African American people from slavery onward in the name of science and medicine have created an atmosphere of distrust amo

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