Join BTR News in conversation about Black men's health and their high instances of developing prostate cancers. 1 out of 7 Black men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. What can we do to lessen our risks? Two African American doctors, Dr. Bullock and Dr. Hall will be part of this discussion.
Wednesday, May 25th 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00PM Pacific
The Context of White Supremacy welcomes Dr. Melissa N. Stein. An assistant professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Stein’s research interests include African American history and women’s/gender history. One his recent visit to The C.O.W.S. Dr. Tommy Curry highly recommended Dr. Stein’s first book, Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934. The text highlights how humanity and citizenship were defined in terms of White masculinity. Consequently, black males and females were judged as defective men and women and deserving of enslavement and White Terrorism. Dr. Stein documents how White scientists compiled an array of statistics and tabulations that demonstrated the inferiority of black people – heads were too small, genitalia too large. Dr. Stein also documents how sexuality was defined within a context of White Supremacy. White sexual deviance was racial suicide that jeopardized reproduction. Black sexual deviance was further proof of negro inferiority – which might rub off on whitefolks.
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