Health Care Workers Take Part in 'White Coats for Black Lives' March

Dr. Eugene Washington speaks to the participants following the solidarity march.
Dr. Eugene Washington speaks to the participants following the solidarity march.

President Vincent E. Price, Chancellor for Health Affairs Dr. A. Eugene Washington and hundreds of Duke health care workers marched Wednesday in support of racial justice and equality, carrying a message that Duke stands stronger together.

Dr. Washington and others made short remarks following the march in front of the courtyard between Duke Medicine Pavilion and the Cancer Center. It is part of a national movement of “White Coats for Black Lives” with many wearing white coats as a sign of support.

Below, Price, Washington and others lead the marchers through the medical campus.

Price, Washington and others lead the marchers through the medical campus.