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The disgraceful history of gynecology on black slaves

The disgraceful history that people in power have always been capable of exploiting those they regard as “other,” and of finding ways to rationalize the most atrocious abuse in the name of « Science » that Black folk had to endure and resist. One of the worst offenders was James Marion Sims, a 19th-century surgeon. Sims honed his skills by performing scores of painful operations on the genitals of black slaves.13508959_10153722694062817_3903349259544320133_n