In The News

Flight attendant to black female doctor: ‘We’re looking for actual physicians’

Tamika Cross, a physician, was midway through a flight from Detroit to Minneapolis when a passenger emergency sent her into “doctor mode.”

Sometime after takeoff, a man two rows in front of her suddenly became unresponsive, she said, and flight attendants called for help.

Cross, an obstetrician and gynecologist, said she immediately flagged down one of the crew members, offering to treat the man.

She got a response she wasn’t prepared for.

“Oh no, sweetie, put [your] hand down,” Cross recalled the flight attendant saying. “We are looking for actual physicians or nurses or some type of medical personnel, we don’t have time to talk to you.”

The reason behind the flight attendant’s apparent skepticism? Cross says it was because she is black.

Read more at Washington Post

Previous post

White House warns Trump not to attack Michelle Obama

Next post

Are Global Warming Alarmists Disappointed Hurricane Matthew Wasn't Worse?

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Sorry. No data so far.

Previous post

White House warns Trump not to attack Michelle Obama

Next post

Are Global Warming Alarmists Disappointed Hurricane Matthew Wasn't Worse?