Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington, http://www.amazon.com/dp/076791547X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_vK45qb10ZAT0A
James Cone writes compellingly about how the Christian church in America has managed to ignore the parallels between these two instruments of torture. A fascinating read, Cone taps into the blues and black literature as well.
This board sometimes has a lot of hate and it needs to stop>>>I'm sick and tired of all the hate people throw at each other. Hate goes from what you ship, who's been here longer, not welcoming new Directioners, etc. So please stop
"Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance