Harriet Washington

Harriet A. Washington is a science writer and ethicist. Her book “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present,” which she wrote as a research fellow in ethics at Harvard Medical School, won the National Book Critics Circle Nonfiction Award.

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June 8, 2020
A deadly synergy of environmental racism and infection-driven xenophobia has escalated the risks of COVID-19 among people of color.