Johnson and Johnson and the Black American family: a broken relationship?

A Johnson and Johnson ad from the early 1980s (Image source: Reuters)

I was talking to a friend about the new vaccine coming from Johnson and Johnson, and his immediate response was, “Isn’t that the company that was killing Black people?” I admit that I was only peripherally aware of the history behind Johnson and Johnson (JnJ) with the Black community. After a little deep diving, I found that their company has a long history…