by Robert Leroy Butler III, M.D.


by Robert Leroy Butler III, M.D.



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When the color of your skin is the only thing society sees, even being a doctor is not enough. In this compelling book, Dr. Robert Butler shares his experiences growing up Black in America. From his time as a young boy in the Bronx – up until present day – Dr. Butler has experienced racism in all aspects of his life. The incidents will shock you, but his resilience will inspire you! We have a long way to go when it comes to healing the divide, but Dr. Butler is living proof that with the support of a strong family and the determination to succeed no matter the barriers...we CAN achieve anything!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162935377
Publication date: 09/30/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Dr. Robert Butler was born in New York on December 29, 1958, to Robert LeRoy Butler, Jr. and Naomi Bryant Butler. He graduated from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts in 1980 and received a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications with a Minor in Theatre Arts. He attended Fresno State University in California where he pursued his Masters in Speech Communications from 1980-82. He received his Medical Degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York in 1990. Throughout his educational endeavors, Dr. Butler pursued multiple extracurriculars; including dance, music, theater, Taekwondo, and gymnastics. In 1993, he completed his residency in Family Practice at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a Family Medicine Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Nashwa Aziz-Butler, for over 30 years and has two beautiful daughters, Ashley Butler and Brittney Butler.

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