Learning Objectives:

1.    Demonstrate how slavery had far reaching influence on the development and funding of eugenic science in the early twentieth century.
2.    Demonstrate how eugenicists labeled mixed-race people with African ancestry as an inherently unfit population based on flawed assumptions about their mental abilities and vulnerabilities to certain diseases.
3.    Demonstrate how the past objectification of Black people's bodies, has played a negative role in the creation medical and lay knowledge.

Session date: 
03/16/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm CDT
P117 and Zoom
United States
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Rana Hogarth, PhD