April 26, 2017

Wednesday Open Thread: Medical Racism – Experiments on African-Americans

We continue to look at the horrors inflicted upon African Americans in the name of medical science and research. In today’s entry, we post an article from 1998 in the Baltimore Sun on the experiments conducted at Holmesburg Prison in the 1950s. Also posted, an article from the New York Times in 2006 on the updated cases at Holmesburg Prison and a desire to continue the horrors.

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