A Prescription for More Black Doctors

December 1, 2015 at 8:10 pm Leave a comment

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It was the 1970s, at the tail end of the civil rights movement. Francis, a black man in his early 40s, had spent most of his life under the suffocating apartheid of the Jim Crow South. But after decades of hard-fought battles and the passage of three major civil rights laws, doors were supposed to be opening, not closing. Francis, the son of a hotel bellhop, had stepped through one of those doors himself when he became the first black student to be admitted to Loyola University’s law school in 1952. Click here to read more….http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/13/magazine/a-prescription-for-more-black-doctors.html?_r=0

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