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“The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis” by Maria Smilios

Edna Sutton hated her job sorting papers in a downtown office.  True, it didn’t require housekeeping or service, as did most jobs for Black women then, and she appreciated that. She wasn’t interested in being someone’s maid; instead, science “set her mind alight,” and Edna dreamed of becoming a nurse. She would only be allowed […]