Flight attendant to black female doctor: 'We're looking for actual physicians' - Washington Post

Tamika Cross, a physician, was midway through a flight from Detroit to Minneapolis when a passenger emergency sent her into “doctor mode.” Sometime after takeoff, a man two rows in front of her suddenly became unresponsive, she said, and flight ...and more »

Black Doctor Says Delta Flight Attendant Rejected Her; Sought 'Actual Physician' - New York Times

Dr. Tamika Cross, a black physician at the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston, could not immediately come to the phone on Friday. She was busy delivering a baby boy by C-section. So, yes, in case anyone has any doubt, Dr. Cross is an “actual ...and more »

Black Women Are Doctors, Believe It or Not, America - TIME

Dr. Tamika Cross, who is an OBGYN in Houston, posted on Facebook last weekend that a Delta flight attendant rejected her offer to help a sick patient and questioned whether she was really a doctor. Dr. Cross is young and black. Another doctor on board ...and more »

The disturbing reason why we don't believe young, black women are really doctors - Washington Post

This story has been updated. When Tamika Cross heard a woman screaming for help for her husband, who fell ill on a Delta flight last weekend, she sprang to action. The young black doctor, on her way home from a wedding in Detroit, took off her ...and more »

Black Doctor Says Flight Attendant Blocked Her From Helping a Sick Passenger - TIME

A black doctor is speaking out after she says she tried to help an unconscious passenger on a recent Delta flight, only to be turned away by a flight attendant who questioned whether she was really a doctor. Dr. Tamika Cross, an OBGYN resident at Lyndon B.and more »

A Delta flight attendant allegedly questioned whether a black woman was a doctor - Yahoo Finance

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant on Sunday allegedly questioned a black doctor about whether she was actually a medical professional when a passenger fell ill on a domestic flight. Tamika Cross, a gynecologist from Houston, was on a Delta flight from ...and more »

#BeingADoctorWhileBlack: Man Almost Denied Care After Flight Attendant Refused to Believe Black Woman Is a Doctor - The Root

A Houston OB-GYN's Facebook post is going viral after she recounted the dismissive racism she encountered on a Delta flight, where a flight attendant refused to believe that she was a doctor and refused to let her aid a man who had become unresponsive.and more »

Doctor Accuses Flight Attendant of 'Blatant Discrimination' During Emergency - ABC News

Social media users have started the hashtags #WeDoExist and #WhatDoctorsLookLike to support Dr. Tamika Cross, a black doctor from Houston who has accused Delta Air Lines of discrimination. In a Facebook post that has garnered over 110,000 reactions ...and more »

Delta Says It Is Investigating Discrimination Complaint by Black Doctor - Money Magazine

Delta Airlines is interviewing staff and passengers who were on board the flight where a black female doctor says she was discriminated against by a flight attendant. Tamika Cross said she was on a flight from Detroit on Sunday when a man on board had ...and more »

Black female doctors like Tamika Cross face prejudice everywhere - The Guardian

'This moment of outrage will help shine a light on this problem – but it will be too brief.' Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest ...and more »