Hospitals in Black and White

Unidentified man confronted by police in Ferguson, Missouri (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri surrounding the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, by a white police officer generated a tsunami of media discussion about race relations, policing tactics, free speech, and the justice system. Discussions on and about race in the U.S. are often difficult and fraught with emotion, yet go to the core of who we are as a people.

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