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The Tuskegee Experiment Begins
The Root

1932

The Tuskegee Experiment Begins

In the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male,” also known as the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, medical workers withheld treatment from nonconsenting and unsuspecting Black men infected with syphilis so they could study how the disease affected the body. The Associated Press exposed the study in an investigation published on July 26, 1972.

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