Lousy Beautiful Town: A Star Wars Podcast

Episode 39 - Punching Racism: Anti-Blackness in Medicine

July 12, 2020

This week we continue to put our fists through the American healthcare system. But first we gotta talk some history, particularly the medical racism surrounding the Tuskegee syphilis studies, Dr. James Marion Sims, and Henrietta Lacks. cw: slavery, cw: sexual violence, cw: racial violence, cw: gynecological violence 

 

 

Further Reading: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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