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Conversations about Historical Trauma: Part Two

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Outlines how historical trauma has impacted African Americans who are descendants of enslaved Africans; the dynamics of slavery itself; the institutionalized segregation and violence that followed emancipation; and ongoing struggles for racial justice continue to have a multi-faceted impact on African American life. This Spotlight on Culture describes Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome, ongoing injuries and reminders, and trauma through a historical lens.

Published in 2013