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Medical Mistrust Among Black Americans And How One Family Is Working To Rebuild It05:45
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Freddie Lee Tyson (seated, left) was enrolled in the United States Public Health Service Syphilis Study in Tuskegee.
(Ali Oshinskie/Connecticut Public Radio)
Freddie Lee Tyson (seated, left) was enrolled in the United States Public Health Service Syphilis Study in Tuskegee. (Ali Oshinskie/Connecticut Public Radio)

Medical mistrust among Black Americans goes beyond the United States Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee between 1932 and 1972.

Connecticut Public Radio's Ali Oshinskie introduces us to one Black family that is illuminating that history and working to rebuild trust in the medical system.

Sean Walters, a biomedical engineering junior at the University of Connecticut, is pictured at Barrett Park in Stamford on May 5, 2021. (Joe Amon/Connecticut Public Radio)
Sean Walters, a biomedical engineering junior at the University of Connecticut, is pictured at Barrett Park in Stamford on May 5, 2021. (Joe Amon/Connecticut Public Radio)

This segment aired on July 2, 2021.

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