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The Color of Healthcare: Mary Travis Bassett and Harriet Washington in Conversation

Oct 17 | Thu |
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Two giants in their field explore the complicated history and ramifications of our county’s race-based health inequalities. Join Mary Travis Bassett, former NYC Commissioner of Health and currently Director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, and Harriet Washington, author of the award-winning Medical Apartheid and, most recently, A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault of the American Mind, for their insights, analysis, and thoughts on righting centuries of wrongs.

Venue: Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St. Map