Title

[The Black Family: Cultural and Medical Perspective]

Original Title

Mitchell, Dr, Henry H., H.H. M. at Medical Convention (NYC)

Authors

Henry Mitchell

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Collection

Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

circa 1972

Playing Time

00:40:44

Abstract

Dr. Henry Mitchell delivers a presentation to a group of medical doctors. In the presentation, he discusses the intersection of the Black family, church and medicine and stresses the need for cooperation between the three. He proposes the Black doctor as a father within the extended Black family.

File Name

auc.048.b10t33.00000000.aud0033

Comments

00:00:05 Unidentified man introduces Dr. Henry Mitchell.

00:00:53 Dr. Henry Mitchell gives thanks and preliminary remarks.

00:04:14 Introduces topic, The Black Family: Cultural and Medical Perspective.

00:04:59 Talks about how there is a radical difference between the Western and African family life.

00:11:52 Talks about Doctor Olambo practicing in University hospital in Nigeria.

00:18:02 Talks about how research shows that cities (not slavery) destroyed Black families.

00:19:34 Talks about how the traditional Black church has always been an extended family and how W.E.B. Dubois calls it the linear decedent of the Black community in Africa.

00:26:43 Talks about resistance among Blacks, among Black professionals, and self-hatred and the individualistic natures of Black medical doctors.

00:40:13 Ends presentation.

00:40:44 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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