Dr. Crumpler was the first African-American woman physician in the United States. Born in 1831, Dr. Crumpler first worked as a nurse in Massachusetts between 1852 and 1860, PBS reports. She was accepted to New England Female Medical College and earned an M.D. in 1864, according to Time. She practiced medicine in Boston and Richmond, Virginia, primarily working with the poor, who had limited access to medical care. In 1883, Dr. Crumpler published a renowned book, Book of Medical Discourses In Two Parts, which many believe is the first medical text written by an African-American author, PBS states.
“The gift of freedom is best-served with full disclosure revealing the cost to solidify the gift of freedom in Christ.” – Lionel
“Racism divides, whilst hope and love secures the power to defeat tyranny!” – Lionel
The bible says in Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Be encouraged as Pastor Lionel reflects upon the grace God has bestowed upon parents to raise their children.
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