Homework: Read the introduction of this book (p. 1-22) and take notes to hold on to your thinking. We will read the additional materials in class.
On May 16, 1997, President Clinton invited the Tuskegee Study survivors to the White House for a formal apology. Pres. Clinton said, "the United States government did something that was wrong - deeply, profoundly, morally wrong. It was an outrage to our commitment to integrity and equality for all our citizens... and I am sorry."
“America has always viewed unregulated Black reproduction as dangerous. For three centuries, Black mothers have been thought to pass down to their offspring the traits that marked them as inf…
Josef Mengele was an SS physician, infamous for his inhumane medical experimentation upon concentration camp prisoners at Auschwitz.
On August 19, 1947, the judges of the American military tribunal in the case of the USA vs. Karl Brandt et. al. delivered their verdict. Before announcing the guilt or innocence of each defendant, they confronted the difficult question of medical experimentation on human beings.