Medical College of Virginia, circa 1925. The first Black student at MCV, Jean Harris, graduated in the top five of her class in 1955. (Photo courtesy the Cook Collection, The Valentine)

The Color of Medicine

A new nonfiction book, ‘The Organ Thieves,’ details how pioneering heart transplant surgeons built reputations on their talents, and on the organ taken from a Black Richmond man whose name was too long left unsaid