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The thorny ethics of collecting genetic data from indigenous people

The thorny ethics of collecting genetic data from indigenous people

To be equitable, genetics research needs more diverse samples. But collecting that data could exploit the very people scientists intend to help.
Americans are totally fine with reparations, just not for slavery

Americans are totally fine with reparations, just not for slavery

From Native Americans to Japanese Americans, the US has a history of awarding reparations.
Wilfred DeFour, 100-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman, Dies

Wilfred DeFour, 100-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman, Dies

One of the first black aviators in the military, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, was found dead Saturday in New York. He was 100Read more...
Restaurant Serves Drink Called 'The Tuskegee Experiment,' the Evilest, Most Racist Cocktail Ever

Restaurant Serves Drink Called 'The Tuskegee Experiment,' the Evilest, Most Racist Cocktail Ever

A Westport, Conn., establishment is under fire after patrons discovered the restaurant’s drink menu featured some of the most racist names for beverages you can imagine, reigniting the age-old
45 Years After the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ended, the Legal Fallout Lives On in Federal Court: Report

45 Years After the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Ended, the Legal Fallout Lives On in Federal Court: Report

It has been some 45 years since the horrific “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male,” also known as the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, came to an end after it was exposed that medical