EP84: Deirdre Cooper-Owens on Medical Bondage, Racial and Gynecological Trauma

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Summary: Deirdre Cooper-Owens illuminates the relationship between slavery and modern medicine, learning to read between the lines of the medical literature produced during slavery, the emotional strain of researching archives of enslaved people, and her own gynecological experience as a black woman.