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If a black woman and a white woman both need emergency obstetric care, a Brazilian doctor will assist the white woman because of the stereotype that black women are better at handling pain and are used to giving birth.
Read the rest of the study at the link, with details on how this racism in healthcare plays out.
Same thing in the US
Most doctors believe that Black people are used to pain which is the reason Black people supposedly have a higher pain tolerance
For instance, a white patient coming in for Abdominal pain will get x rays, blood test, urine test etc to directly identify the problem
Compared to a Black patient, which in many cases will just receive pain killers and water
I work in the ER
wake up open the curtains
take a shower then dry my hair
come down stairs ready for breakfast
greet the mailman
What am I looking at now?