Playing the Gene Card? A Report on Race and Human Biotechnology
Osagie Obasogie
Jesse Reynolds


We're now well into what some have called the "Biotech Century," and increasing numbers of DNA-based products are being promoted and sold.
While many have important benefits, some may be setting back our efforts toward racial justice. Playing the Gene Card? focuses on three biotech products that may have particular risks for African American and other minority communities:
Race-specific drugs
Genetic ancestry tests
DNA forensics and DNA databases