Left of Black: Alondra Nelson

Alondra Nelson, author of BODY AND SOUL: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination, joins Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal on Left of Black.

Nelson_Body coverLeft of Black host and Duke University professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Alondra Nelson, Associate Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and author of Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination Nelson reveals the historical relationship between the Black Panther Party and medicine.  Nelson reminds audiences of the real danger Civil Rights activists faced while marching and sitting-in, and how issues of healthcare were of practical concern given the threats of violence.  Nelson highlights the how the work of the Black Panther Party continues to inform community medicine movements.

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Published in: Left of Black

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