• Petitioned Bravo's "Married To Medicine"

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Bravo's "Married To Medicine"

Cancel the show and remove all promotions

    1. Olabola Awosika
    2. Petition by

      Olabola Awosika

      Washington, DC

Black female physicians only compose 1% of the American workforce of physicians. Due to our small numbers, the depiction of Black female doctors in media, on any scale, highly affects the public's view on the character of all future and current African American female doctors. Bravo's "Married to Medicine" not only exploits the 6 lives of its Black female cast members, but, through its advertisements and commercials, heavily associates Black females in medicine with materialism, "cat fights", and unprofessionalism. In a time when doctors are being held to very high standards by the public and each other, it is unfathomable for such a depiction of medicine and black women to be broadcast on tv where it will be inevitably available for years to come, on the internet and through other media outlets. Additionally, as residency positions are becoming increasingly more competitive (particularly for Black women) and contingent upon social behavior of graduating medical students, this depiction will only hinder black female physicians from attaining competitive residencies. Hence, for the sake of integrity and character of black female physicians, we must ask that Bravo immediately remove and cancel "Married to Medicine" from its channel, website, and any other media.

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Bravo's "Married To Medicine"
Cancel the show and remove all promotions

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    • Carnita Wilson 6646 KINNERTON DR, IN
      • 10 months ago

      Role Models for black girls.

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    • Bridgette Nabors HOUSTON, TX
      • 11 months ago

      I have a young black daughter going into medicine.

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    • Nancy Miranda BRONX, NY
      • 11 months ago

      I watched the entire season of this show and I was dumbfounded. It was nothing how Bravo had promoted this show. I was under the impression I was going to watch a show about women who are doctors and how they manage being a doctor and a family. The show was HOT MESS from beginning to end. While of course my neighbor and I had some laughs, I will tell you this show took me to a whole new level of anger I have never experienced in my life. PLEASE do NOT do a season two and shame on Bravo for even taking on such a show from someone that was just making it all about her and she's not even a doctor. Shame. I hope this show does not come back next summer.

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 11 months ago

      Boys laugh at what they put girls through, but they won't be laughing ,when they're wiping tears off their daughters face at the same reason. (Will Smith)

      Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.

      Andrea Dworkin

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    • Felicia Joyner CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD
      • 11 months ago

      It was important because you all was looking at one side of it. You all didn't look at the fact that as educated women, it's okay to go to college and to pursue your dreams in life. Women rather they are black, white or what race, have disagreements all the time. You all are labeling the bad part, but what about the men also. There were different races of male doctors as well. Why when it comes to African Americans you all find a way to cut us short?

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