Post Profile

Tuskegee Syphilis Study descendants seek funds from settlement

Descendants of the black men in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study want a federal judge to give them the rest of their $ 9 million settlement.
read more


Related Posts

Descendants of syphilis study subjects emerging from shadows

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

Decades later, it's still hard to grasp what the federal government did to hundreds of black men in rural Alabama — even if you're among their descendants, lighting candles in … Click to Continue »

AP WAS THERE: Black men untreated in Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 25, 1972, Associated Press reporter Jean Heller broke news that rocked the American medical establishment. The federal government, she reported, had let hundreds of black men … Click to Continue »

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research … Click to Continue »

Tuskegee Syphilis Study Recruitment Letter

Academics / Sociology : Sociological Images

Flashback Friday. The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment is one of the most famous examples of unethical research. The study, funded by the federal government from 1932-1972, looked at the effects of untreated syphilis. In order to do thi...

Families of Tuskegee Syphilis Study Victims Seek Leftover Settlement Fund

Health : NYTimes: Health

Descendants of the black men left untreated for syphilis during an infamous government study want a judge to award them any money remaining from a $9 million legal settlement.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC