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The U.S. government conducted a 40-year experiment of syphilis on hundreds of unsuspecting Black men. The so-called Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment ended in 1972 after a leak to the press. Yet fallout from that unethical study has contributed to deep mistrust of the healthcare system among Black people, and hinders public-health initiatives such as vaccinations. In this final installment of a four-part series examining inequities in healthcare, the Bervell family offers prescriptions for fixing racial disparities in medicine. Edit credit: Sean Collins