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A Black Physician's Story

Автор: Douglas L. Conner
Год: 1985
Издание: Книга по Требованию
Страниц: 200
ISBN: 9781604731736
A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi By Douglas L. Conner with John F. Marszalek Foreword by Aaron Henry This book chronicles the successful struggle of Douglas Conner to escape poverty and to provide advancement not only for himself but also for impoverished and oppressed blacks in his home state of Mississippi. In this poignant autobiography Conner tells of having to overcome the code that taught that blackness and subordination were interchangeable, though he never accepted it. His goal of becoming a physician provided motivation for continued hope. When he later attended Alcorn State University and then traveled north to Connecticut and Detroit and still later when he attended the Army's first integrated classes during World War II, he began to realize that his dream was possible. In 1950 he achieved it when he graduated from Howard University as a medical doctor. Thereafter he established his practice in Starkville, Mississippi and devoted himself to...
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