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“Without dissent”: early black physicians in Alabama

A.J. Wright Birmingham, Alabama, United States (Spring 2018)   Burgess Scruggs 2 Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette 3 Hale Infirmary, Montgomery, Alabama 4 Halle Tanner Dillon 5 Alabama Medical Association Votes to Admit Negroes 1 There is a brief but interesting note in the July 1953 issue of the Journal of the National Medical Association, the official voice of the organization founded in […]

In the Waiting Room – Rebecca’s Doll

A. J. Wright, MLS University of Alabama at Birmingham, Pelham, United States (Summer 2012) Poet’s statement: I wrote“In the Waiting Room” after a visit with my mother-in-law to her doctor’s office in Colorado Springs. Passing other offices in the same complex, I noticed an unfinished puzzle on a table. “Rebecca’s doll” is a reflection on […]