Celebrating A Wisconsin Drummer, Healthcare For America’s Minorities

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A new memoir gives readers an inside look at the unique challenges minorities face in America’s healthcare system. The author joins us to talk about his own experiences as a black doctor, and offers ideas to make the system better for everyone. We also learn about an event commemorating the former drummer for the James Brown band, who got his start in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Honoring Wisconsin's Own Funky Drummer, Clyde Stubblefield

    An event in Wisconsin honors the “original funky drummer,” Clyde Stubblefield. Stubblefield and bandmate Jabo Starks join the show to talk about their years with the James Brown band and beyond.

  • Healthcare Challenges Facing Black Americans

    A new memoir from a black doctor looks at the unique economic, social and cultural challenges facing patients of color in the world of healthcare. He joins us to talk about his own experiences and how professionals can provide better treatment and more compassionate care to all patients.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Clyde Stubblefield Guest
  • John "Jab'o" Starks Guest
  • Joey Banks Guest
  • Dr. Damon Tweedy Guest

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