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Groups allege racial profiling in California doctor discipline

16068674648_383d653ccb_bThe Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable and the National Action Network have joined with many black doctors in the state of California in alleging that systemic racial profiling exists and has existed for some time within the California Medical Board. According to these groups, a comprehensive study has found, amongst other examples, black doctors have their licenses suspended at a rate disproportionately higher than other races for alleged medical infractions. There are calls for California Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris to order an end to this apparent institutionalized racial bias.

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