“Whether a rash, a bruise, blue lips or other common physical reactions, ‘it was clear to me that certain symptoms would not present the same on my own skin,’ said Mukwende, who was born in Zimbabwe and now lives in London. ‘I knew that this would be a problem for patients of a similar skin tone to mine, or of a darker skin tone in general.'” WaPo: A medical student couldn’t find how symptoms look on darker skin. He decided to publish a book about it.