My Interview with Dr. Kenneth Chambers. Bre ’ Chambers. He is my granduncle Obstetrician and Gynecologist Graduate from Meharry Medical College in 1959 Practiced medicine for 40 years One of the very few African American doctors in Charlotte, NC in the 1960s and 1970s.
“It was a blessing. Not everyone was able to practice medicine. Discrimination was absolutely prevalent. It’s sad how the color of your skin can stop you from being a doctor or in any case anything.”What was it like to be African American doctor in Charlotte, NC during the 1960s and 1970s?