Man Demands No Black Nurses Touch Newborn

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•08 Feb 22, 2013

An African-American nurse is suing a hospital in Flint, MI, alleging that administrators granted a request by a white man with a swastika tattoo that no black nurses tend to his newborn, a demand the hospital says it denied. What do you think?

  • “That’s insane! When my son was born, we made every African-American nurse hold him!”

    Merritt Grand –
    Musician

  • “Aww, a baby!”

    Patricia Shostrom –
    Laser Technician

  • “I just politely asked that the nurses please not have cold hands.”

    Denney Belt –
    Onion Harvesting Supervisor