Race, Disease, and Death in 1793 and 2019: A Shocking Parallel

THIS IS A HUMANITIES TO GO ONLINE PROGRAM: What have we learned about racism, disease, and the civic health of our republic in the last 226 years or so? In this talk, Dr. Kabria Baumgartner provides a comparative analysis of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 and the coronavirus pandemic of 2019 focusing on the plight of African Americans. This program is presented as part of New Hampshire Humanities’ series, Black Thought: Black Perspectives on the Humanities, in a live Zoom event.