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Black History Month, 2022 - Miami Dade College, Hialeah Campus

The MDC Hialeah Campus celebrates Black History Month 2022 and honors African Americans by exploring the themes Black Health and Wellness. This guide will offer library and other recommended resources featuring books, eBooks, films, and videos.

Webinar Resources

Please see below for the PowerPoint, screenshot and link to the webinar entitled Reflections on the History of African American Healthcare

Webinar Resources

Poplar Hill Slave Plantation Hospital (foreground) in Clinton, Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Freedmen’s Hospital at Howard University. Built by the Freedmen’s Bureau, it was the predecessor of the Howard University Hospital.

The National Negro Week was founded in 1914 by Dr. Robert Moton

Hale Infirmary, a Black healthcare center founded by Blacks in 1889. Both Black and white doctors treated patients at this Montgomery, Alabama facility.

Operated by the Sister of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky, this fully-accredited Catholic Hospital for Blacks was staffed by Black physicians and nurses.

St. Jude Catholic Hospital. A 62-bed facility—expanded to 404 beds—located at the City of St. Jude, the “only integrated facility” in Montgomery, Alabama

The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male in Macon County, Alabama lasted from 1932-1972. The men were told they had “Bad Blood”

Reflections Webinar Screenshot

L-R. from top, Professor Yane Nemeroff, Dr. Derryn Moten, Dr. Valda Adeyiga, Dr. Angelo Bribiesca

Watch the Webinar