1. blacksentai:

nefermaathotep:

Today is the anniversary…of one chapter in American History…that we should NEVER FORGET…!!!
On July 25, 1972, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for the previous four decades, the U.S. Public Health Service, in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, had been allowing poor, rural black male patients with syphilis to go without treatment, even allowing them to die, as a way of studying the disease.

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmtuskegee1.html

Yeah, this is a big fucking deal. The ramifications of this experiment (and others like it) won’t ever go away. They’re still being felt and will continue to forever. 

    blacksentai:

    nefermaathotep:

    Today is the anniversary…of one chapter in American History…that we should NEVER FORGET…!!!

    On July 25, 1972, the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for the previous four decades, the U.S. Public Health Service, in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, had been allowing poor, rural black male patients with syphilis to go without treatment, even allowing them to die, as a way of studying the disease.


    http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmtuskegee1.html

    Yeah, this is a big fucking deal. The ramifications of this experiment (and others like it) won’t ever go away. They’re still being felt and will continue to forever. 

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