If you’re interested in learning about the chemist who developed “The Ball Method” which was a highly effective treatment for leprosy, then my Alice Black History Fact profile is for you.
If you’re interested in learning about the first Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. in psychology, then my Inez Beverly Prosser Black History Fact profile is for you.
“Medical Apartheid” by Harriet A. Washington charts the history of unethical medical experiments that have been conducted on Black people. The book largely focuses on discussing examples of the lack of respect or even lack of recognition of Black personhood within the medical field. But the book also tells the story of the development of medical ethical standards.