Medical Apartheid: European experiments on African bodies Part 1 of 2

Thu, 2 May 2019 18:30 – 21:00

Medical Apartheid: 400 years of European experiments on African Bodies.

Part 1 Thursday 2nd May, Part 2 Thursday May 26th

A review of the scientific experiments and research performed on Black
people to refine various drugs and medical treatments for use with white people. We also detail chemical and biological warfare.This presentation will draw on Harriet Washington’s book of the same name, various documentation from World War 1 and 2, Aboriginal history, Vietnam, US Prisons, Porton Down, Ivory coast, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Australia, Nigeria, Somalia, Kenya and South Africa

It will cover:

  • Piracy, Poisons and East Africa
  • Radioactive People: North Africa and the Pacific
  • Birth and Crowd Control: The South African Solution, Project Coast
  • National Security Memorandum 200
  • Vic Mackie and Congressional Inquiries
  • The ‘War on Drugs’, Haiti, Jamaica, USA
  • The Mau Mau, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan,Iraq

This event will start promptly, latecomers may not get a seat

Other coming events from :

  • Black History bus tour June
  • Special screening of Jordan Peeles Us plus Q&A at BFI Southbank June 16th
  • Black history river cruise June 22nd
  • Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s, Soho, Elephant & Castle, Notting Hill, Hackney Easter Weekend
  • African Head wrap Resistance or Fashion? Queen Nzingha lecture 41
  • The Black history of video games
  • Black presence in the National Gallery
  • How to move to the Caribbean and live Good

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