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Frontiers | Race-based trauma and post-traumatic growth through identity transformation

Frontiers | Race-based trauma and post-traumatic growth through identity transformation

Race-based trauma is increasingly recognized within psychology as a distinct type of trauma, resulting in post-traumatic stress symptoms (Chin et ...
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Will They Finally Haul the Slaver Statues Out of the Capitol?

Portraiture celebrating men who owned people has gazed down upon visitors to the U.S. Capitol for generations. But interestingly and ...
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Biden on police killings: ‘We can’t turn away’

Biden on police killings: ‘We can’t turn away’

President Joe Biden called for law enforcement to be held to higher standards in his State of the Union address ...
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The Black History Of Mapping Racism In The United States

The Black History Of Mapping Racism In The United States

The cover of a map of the colonies on the east coast of America shows a scene from a harbor ...
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Chad Williams: W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

Chad Williams: W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

The opening days of Black History Month 2023 have coincided with controversy about the teaching and broader meaning of African ...
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Where's the Art in the AP African American Studies Curriculum?

Where’s the Art in the AP African American Studies Curriculum?

Ahead of the 2022–2023 school year, the College Board rolled out a pilot version of its new Advanced Placement (AP) ...
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Saving Lives: How some in Baltimore are working to improve Black maternal health

Saving Lives: How some in Baltimore are working to improve Black maternal health

Every day, in Baltimore City, in Maryland, and in every part of the United States, Black people are inhaling and ...
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OPINION | The whitewashing of MLK’s legacy

OPINION | The whitewashing of MLK’s legacy

The beginning of the year rejuvenates interest in Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., as Jan. 16 marked MLK Day and ...
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Reversing Reconstruction, the Rise of Tenant Agriculture and the Great Migration

Reversing Reconstruction, the Rise of Tenant Agriculture and the Great Migration

Millions of formerly enslaved Africans were forced into sharecropping, peonage and racial subservience after the Compromise of 1876African American History ...
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Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws to End the Epidemic & for Racial Justice

Repeal HIV Criminalization Laws to End the Epidemic & for Racial Justice

On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we must remember the myriad ways the work to end the HIV epidemic overlaps with ...
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'Silent Partner' film gives brilliant rebuke of White corporate culture

‘Silent Partner’ film gives brilliant rebuke of White corporate culture

Listen to this article hereSign-Up for a free subscription to The Black Wall Street Times‘ daily newsletter, Black Editors’ Edition ...
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NBC 5 Investigates: Sandra Bland Was Right Then – And Now as Well – NBC Chicago

NBC 5 Investigates: Sandra Bland Was Right Then – And Now as Well – NBC Chicago

Sandra Bland died nearly eight years ago, but her words are just as relevant as ever.Bland, from west suburban Naperville, ...
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