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    • Bioethics and Black Lives: A Call for Bioethics to Speak Against Racial Injustice

      Posted on June 3, 2020

      George Floyd could not breathe while his neck was trapped under the knee of a police officer for nearly nine minutes. Yet despite the impressive scholarship of bioethics on ventilation and other technologies that prolong human breathing capabilities, it is largely silent on the suffocating effects of racism. Bioethics must speak out against racial injustice.

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