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The Black Panther Party and the fight against medical discrimination

Author: Alondra Nelson
Publisher: Minneapolis ; London : University of Minnesota Press, [2011], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alondra Nelson
ISBN: 9780816676484 0816676488 9780816676491 0816676496
OCLC Number: 805948284
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction : serving the people body and soul --
African American responses to medical discrimination before 1966 --
Origins of Black Panther Party health activism --
The people's free medical clinics --
Spin doctors : the politics of sickle cell anemia --
As American as cherry pie : contesting the biologization of violence --
Conclusion : race and health in the post-civil rights era.
Responsibility: Alondra Nelson.

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