Mikelle Howard graduated from the University of Washington in 2022 with a degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health. She is pursuing a career as a medical physician and continues to be an advocate for equitable care. Mikelle strives to learn more about black historical figures in medicine and fight against stereotypes in healthcare. Mikelle aims to be an exceptional future physician and advocate for minority communities.
Saartjie (Sara) Baartman was one of the first black women known to be subjugated to human sexual trafficking. She was derisively named the “Hottentot Venus” by Europeans as her body would be publicly examined and exposed inhumanly throughout the duration of her young life. Moreover. her experience … Read More(Sara) Saartjie Baartman (1789-1815)