Schizophrenia afflicts people at the same rates across ethnicity and race, yet the medical establishment disproportionately diagnoses African American men with it. Sasha Lilley talks to Jonathan Metzl about how, during the turmoil of the civil rights movement, schizophrenia became a black disease.
Support KPFA Today
Founded in 1949 by Lewis Hill, a pacifist, poet, and journalist, KPFA was the first community supported radio station in the USA. Keep us going another 50 years!Secure Online Donations