tuskegee experiment

OPINION: What The Tuskegee Study Teaches Us All About The Continued Problem Of Medical Racism

The horrid experiment on Black bodies opened the door to the prevalence of racist practices in medicine. The call for equity in health care should be louder than ever.
08/05/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: How Leading Researchers Are Rebuilding The Black Community’s Trust In Medicine

In a conversation with BET.com, Dr. David Hodge of Tuskegee’s Bioethics Center, offers a new framework for viewing the 40-year study that victimized hundreds of Black men in the name of science.
08/05/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment 50 Years Later: A BET News Special Interview With The Associated Press Reporter Who Exposed It All

Part two of BET.com’s discussion with Jean Heller, whose 1972 investigation exposed an unfathomable, and, yet government sanctioned, case of racism.
08/01/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: Listen To Nurse Eunice Rivers Speak Her Truth

Interviews of medical staff who participated in the infamous study are rare, but the woman directly involved testified in 1977. Listen to her words.
08/01/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: The Granddaughter of One of the Syphilis Study Victims Explains How His Story Has Implications That Are Still Felt Today

Willie Harris was one of 623 men unknowingly subjected to human experimentation. His granddaughter now wants to use this travesty to better educate the Black community about overall health and wellness.
08/01/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment 50 Years Later: A BET News Special Interview With The Associated Press Reporter Who Exposed It All

In 1972, Jean Heller reported about Black men who had been coerced by the government into participating in a secret, deadly medical study. Her story, not only shocked the world, it eventually changed the way we view medical ethics.
07/25/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment 50 Years Later: Uncovering the Buried Truth

From 1932 to 1972, U.S. government scientists experimented with the lives of poor Black men without their knowledge and got away with it. Here’s a historical explanation into exactly what happened.
07/25/2022

Milbank Memorial Fund Apologizes For Role In The Tuskegee Experiment

Hundreds of Black men were infected with syphilis by doctors.
06/13/2022