Book Review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis

In 'The Black Angels,' Maria Smilios unveils the hidden history of Black nurses, notably Edna Sutton, who battled tuberculosis in the face of discrimination and Jim Crow laws. Set against the backdrop of two World Wars, Harlem, and the medical challenges of 1945 New York, the book delves into the personal and medical sacrifices these nurses made. As recent events draw parallels to pandemics, the story brings forth a sense of dread and highlights the frustration faced by these unsung heroes. While the narrative explores various aspects, 'The Black Angels' remains a poignant tale of Black heroism and history. The post Book Review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis first appeared on The New Journal and Guide. Continue reading Book Review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis at The New Journal and Guide.

Book Review:  The Black Angels: The Untold Story of  The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis

In 'The Black Angels,' Maria Smilios unveils the hidden history of Black nurses, notably Edna Sutton, who battled tuberculosis in the face of discrimination and Jim Crow laws. Set against the backdrop of two World Wars, Harlem, and the medical challenges of 1945 New York, the book delves into the personal and medical sacrifices these nurses made. As recent events draw parallels to pandemics, the story brings forth a sense of dread and highlights the frustration faced by these unsung heroes. While the narrative explores various aspects, 'The Black Angels' remains a poignant tale of Black heroism and history.

The post Book Review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis first appeared on The New Journal and Guide.

Continue reading Book Review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of The Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis at The New Journal and Guide.