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Color on My Mind: The History of the First Black Mental Health Clinic in America
February 24 , 3:00 pm
The Lafargue Clinic was founded in 1946 by a group of Black intellectuals and German-Jewish doctors. Register to join this Leo Baeck Institute presentation by Gabriel Mendes, author of “Under the Strain of Color: Harlem’s Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry” (Cornell University Press, 2015). He will discuss the history of the Lafargue clinic, its importance in the history of public health, and its important role in the battles against school segregation.