Two weeks ago we heard from Dr. Christian Head about the racism he encountered as a Black surgeon at the UCLA Medical Center. (Listen again or download here.) This week, we'll continue the conversation on the impact of racism on medical care in the US. with John Hoberman, author of Black & Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism. This is the first systematic study of how American doctors think about racial differences and how their thinking affects the medical treatment of Black people.
Larry Everest, writer for Revolution newspaper and author of Oil, Power and Empire, on Egypt since the 2011 uprising drove Hosni Mubarak from the presidency: the new constitution, the recent presidential elections, the role of the military, the Muslim Brotherhood -- and the US -- and what it will take to for the Egyptian people to win their emancipation.
Plus another installment of "Getting Down to BAsics With the People of Sanford." I recently joined the BAsics Bus Tour in Sanford, Florida, where Trayvon Martin was murdered, taking the vision and works of Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, to the people of Sanford, and building a movement for revolution.