New PDF release: Beside the Troubled Waters: A Black Doctor Remembers Life,

By Sonnie Wellington Hereford,Jack D. Ellis

Beside the afflicted Waters is a memoir by way of an African American health care provider in Alabama whose tale in lots of methods typifies the lives and careers of black medical professionals within the south throughout the segregationist period whereas additionally illustrating the range of the black adventure within the scientific career. according to interviews carried out with Hereford over ten years, the account contains his adolescence and adolescence because the son of a black sharecropper and Primitive Baptist minister in Madison County, Alabama, through the melancholy; his schooling at Huntsville’s all-black Councill tuition and scientific education at Meharry scientific collage in Nashville; his scientific perform in Huntsville’s black group starting in 1956; his efforts to beat the racism he met within the white clinical neighborhood; his participation within the civil rights stream in Huntsville; and his later issues of the Medicaid application and country clinical professionals, which ultimately resulted in the lack of his license.


Hereford’s memoir stands proud due to its scientific and civil rights issues, and likewise due to its compelling account of the pro wreck Hereford encountered after 37 years of perform, because the finish of segregation and the federal position in therapy positioned black medical professionals in festival with white ones for the 1st time.

Show description

Read Online or Download Beside the Troubled Waters: A Black Doctor Remembers Life, Medicine, and Civil Rights in an Alabama Town PDF

Similar american history books

New PDF release: Mama's Boarding House

The genuine tale of a tender man's studies whereas starting to be up in a North Carolina cotton mill city throughout the nice melancholy of the '30s.

Download e-book for iPad: Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865 by Jay Monaghan

The 1st part of the Civil warfare was once fought west of the Mississippi River not less than six years earlier than the assault on fortress Sumter. beginning with the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, Jay Monaghan strains the improvement of the clash among the pro-slavery components from Missouri and the recent England abolitionists who migrated to Kansas.

Perry County (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

Perry County has been a tremendous participant within the heritage of Alabama. local american citizens lived and hunted on its land, and it turned a county earlier than Alabama won statehood. Early voters selected to call it for Oliver threat Perry, a hero of the warfare of 1812. the folks of Perry County have performed significant roles through the years, which come with the next: one married Sam Houston; one served as Alabama�s first governor through the Civil struggle; one designed the accomplice flag and uniform; one married Martin Luther King; one used to be slain via a nation trooper, triggering the Selma-to-Montgomery march; and one other was once the spouse of Andrew younger.

Seasons of War - download pdf or read online

The tale of Culpeper County, Virginia, is a special one in Civil warfare background. Nestled in a single of the South’s such a lot strategically very important destinations, it was once occupied by means of the Northern military, recaptured by means of the Confederacy, and eventually ceded to the North. advised principally via diaries, papers, and correspondence of citizens, universal squaddies, and such eminent personalities as Robert E.

Extra resources for Beside the Troubled Waters: A Black Doctor Remembers Life, Medicine, and Civil Rights in an Alabama Town

Example text

Download PDF sample

Beside the Troubled Waters: A Black Doctor Remembers Life, Medicine, and Civil Rights in an Alabama Town by Sonnie Wellington Hereford,Jack D. Ellis

by David

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 14 votes

Published by admin