Roundtable: Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum (sign-up required)


Crownsville Hospital in Maryland was one of the last segregated asylums, and its records and 93-year-old campus still survive. Antonia Hylton’s book explores Crownsville's history, and how the legacy of slavery and racist stereotypes underlie current criminalization and stigmatization of Black patients.

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