Vitoligo vs. The Drapetomania Syndrome*

by

Ralowe Trinitrotoluene Ampu

*Vitoligo is a skin condition resulting from loss of pigment which produces white patches. Any part of the body may be affected. The word drapetomania was created by the noted Louisiana surgeon and psychologist Dr. Samuel A. Carthwright by combining the Greek words for runaway slave and mad or crazy.


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