“We dealt with the death, uncertainty, and fear of COVID-19 with a stiff upper lip. But our hearts broke when George Floyd was murdered by the police on May 25. George is a symbol of an immense problem. A study reported that one in every thousand Black men can expect to be killed by the police. One in every thousand! Racially directed violence by the police is a public health problem. Clinicians cannot be silent. Clinicians will not be silent.”
Karim Khan is an infectious disease fellow.
He shares his story and discusses the KevinMD article that he co-wrote, “White Coats for Black Lives: How to transform anger into action.”
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