Black men aren’t pursuing careers as physicians

July 8, 2019 | WUWM.com

The late Dr. Allen L. Herron set the pace for black physicians in Milwaukee, especially black men. He’s believed to be the first African American male doctor to practice here.

Herron wasn’t a native of Milwaukee but came here in 1900. He practiced until he died at the age of 93 in 1956.

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