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On today’s episode of ‘What in the Caucasity,’ Dr. Anthony Fauci cures all the fears, traumas, torture and unlawful experiments Black folks have experienced in the healthcare system since the first African was kidnapped from the shores of Africa. History, schmistory, huh?
In late November, a study was released that had white people who desperately need to control Black people all up in arms. The study revealed that less than 15 percent of Black Americans trusted a COVID-19 vaccine. Now, the whites are out here showing their asses, hollering hogwash and it’s just laughable.
On December 9, in response to the study, Dr. Fauci said:
“That vaccine was actually developed…by a team of scientists led by Dr. Barney Graham and his close colleague Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett. Kizze is an African American scientist who is right at the forefront of the development of the vaccine,” he told CBS News. “So, the first thing you might want to say to my African-American brothers and sisters is that the vaccine that you’re going to be taking was developed by an African-American woman. And, that is just a fact.”
My last nigga lesson for the year:
All skinfolk ain’t kinfolk.
I am upset that Dr. Fauci casually put my entire culture in a vacuum but I’m actually more embarrassed for him, that he so confidently showed his racial biases on national television.
Here are some resources to check-yourself-before-you-wreck-yourself before agreeing with the foolish implications that Black people should blindly trust anyone else who is Black.
- There is a brilliant book called “Locking Up Our Own” by James Forman Jr. He shows the complexities of crime and punishment by Black community leaders and law officers. The book explains how these Black leaders don’t always have the interests of the Black community at heart.
- It’s difficult to forget a Black nurse named Eunice Rivers Laurie, who coordinated the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, a predatory plague inflicted on Black men that lasted forty years.
- I hate to quote Ice Cube at a time like this, but he wasn’t wrong when he said:
“And on the other hand, without a gun they can’t get none
But don’t let it be a black and a white one
Cause they’ll slam ya down to the street top
Black police showin’ out for the white cop.”
- I host a podcast called “Sick Empire,” where I interview experts on the history of Black healing and modern day wellness. Dr. Fauci would be more informed on the non-monolithic versions of Black folks if he listened to the latest episode, “The Magical Negro: Tackling the “Blacks Can Take More Pain” Theory.”
- In 2013, a Black physician named Dr. Kermit Gosnell was charged with three counts of murder for practices at his abortion clinic in Philadelphia. He is now in prison. Many of his victims were Black women and Black babies.
- Let’s not forget that many, if not most, confidential informants that were used against poor Black communities are also poor Black people from the same communities.
To be clear, my target in this piece is Dr. Fauci and any white person who thinks that Black people should just do as they are told without any backtalk. I’m sure Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett has good intentions. However, just like one bad apple doesn’t spoil the bunch, one good apple doesn’t cleanse a rotten bunch.
It doesn’t matter how Black Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is, I still don’t trust the American healthcare system.
And I have one million reasons not to.