Segregation In History

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African American Life in History Segregation in the world of Medicine helped to produce the Tuskegee Syphilis study. The study is an example of that segregation towards African Americans during the early to mid 1900s. As a result of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, many African Americans lost their lives due to the misconduct of doctors. To this date African American will not participate in clinical trials, due to the outcome of the Tuskegee Syphilis study. Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble, a physician and, medical historian, also the author of the Tuskegee Lesson, spent time speaking with Mr. Herman Shaw one of the survivors of the study. Mr. Shaw reveals his emotion of the Syphilis study, that African Americans were the only

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