Can someone tell me briefly what the Tuskegee incident was?
I assume that you are talking about the syphilis experiments that were conducted in Alabama from 1932 to 1972.
It is hard to imagine that this actually happened in the United States, and even during the beginning of my life, but this involved doctors who intentionally took black men who had syphilis and did not treat them. The point of this was to see what would happen as the disease progressed.
So what they were doing was using these black men as lab rats and denying them treatment that could have cured their disease.
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