I’m sorry but when, if ever, are significant numbers of African Americans going to move past “the government is looking to poison or otherwise mutilate our community so don’t let them inject you with anything”?
The abhorrent Tuskegee Syphilis Study happened between 1932 and ’72, and everyone in the civilized world acknowledges what an atrocity it was. And it ended nearly 50 years ago. How does this inform or reflect upon government-issued Covid vaccines? I’ll tell you how it informs or reflects upon government-issued Covid vaccines. It doesn’t. At all. But try telling that to Ice Cube.
Friendo to HE: “Given the history of the medical experiments the CIA did on the black community in the past, they may have a valid concern here. But at some point they need to realize that while the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments were a local thing done in one area, the pandemic and the vaccine are global matters.
HE to friendo: “That distinction seems to be a bridge too far for some in the black community.”
Friendo to HE: “Don’t quote me on this. I don’t want to be accused of talking down to anyone.”
HE to friendo: “It’s too late. I’m afraid I have no choice but to alert Glenn Kenny. He’ll bitchslap you around but good.”