Ashanti Coleman after earning her doctorate. Courtesy of Ashanti Coleman
- Ashanti Coleman, a nurse and stroke survivor, was discharged with what doctors called a migraine.
- She really had a torn and blocked artery, and could have died if she didn’t go to another facility.
- The way doctors dismissed her pain, she said, is common among Black female patients.
- Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Ashanti Coleman wished she could rip off her head. Over the past week, what had started as an ache on…