Medicine: Black Tuberculosis

In the last 25 years tuberculosis has been beaten down from first to seventh place on the list of U. S. killers. Although doctors know all about the cause, a great deal about the cure of T. B., it is not yet conquered and still runs rampant in the slums of crowded cities. Hardest hit by the white plague is the black population, which loses annually about five citizens out of every 2,000 (general U. S. average: one out of every 2,000).

Special hospitals for Negro victims of T. B. are few and far between....

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