“Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphillis Study” by Allan M. Brandt* what was the Tuskegee Syphilis Study? in 1932, the u.s. public health service initiated an experiment in Maconcounty, Alabama to determine the natural course of untreated, latent syphilis in black males.* who was being studied in this project?
syphilitic men, as well as 200 uninfected men served as controls.* how did this study violate ethics? (i.e., were the subjects told the true purpose of the study?
•The Tuskegee victims were not informed -- in fact they were deliberately misinformed -- about the nature of the study in which theywere participants•Tuskegee study displayed racism• failed to conform to the respect for persons, beneficence and justice“Little White Lies: Race, Dildos, and American Culture” by Allison Kavanagh Alavi* what were dildos historically used for? how did it become purely a sex toy?as a treatment of hysteria or womb disease. Individuals began to purchase their own vibrators to use at home and it became a sexual toy in the 60s-70s* what is Alavi’s methodology? what are her findings?