When it comes to researching and documenting 19th Black medical practitioners, the journey can often be difficult and filled with numerous roadblocks. However, primary source material can provide answers to tough questions, dispel myths, and highlight a previously unknown Black medical pioneer.
This video is about one such pioneer in 19th century Baltimore: Dr. John F. Brown.
#NotInTheTextbooks... medical or otherwise!
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