Born in 1914, Margaret Morgan Lawrence challenged both racism and sexism to establish her medical career. From a Q&A via the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s Changing the face of Medicine:
How do I make a difference?
First I made a difference by working with black children as a pediatrician and teaching pediatrics and public health at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee from 1943 to 1946. Moving into child psychiatry and psychoanalysis, I was and am still able to work with a concern for the presence and development of ego strength in young black families