What is it about?
In this article, Black students attending a predominantly White southern university define racial trauma. They share that although racism is a common experience, based on either the severity or frequency the racist stressor, racial trauma may be experienced if a person doesn't deal with it or heal from it.
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Why is it important?
Black collegians are often at the forefront of racial justice movements, so their definition of key terms in the research on racism is essential to everyone's understanding of how racism impacts them.
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This page is a summary of: “White people stress me out all the time”: Black students define racial trauma., Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, January 2022, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/cdp0000351.
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