Gynecology was built on Black women's suffering. We're still reckoning with its racist roots today

In 2018, New York City removed a statue of medical icon James Marion Sims, which had stood in Central Park (just across the street from the New York Academy of Medicine) since 1934. The statue bore a plaque praising Sims’ “brilliant achievements” in medicine; Sims, who died in 1883, was …

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