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Intergenerational Trauma & racismarticles

Below are the best articles we could find on Intergenerational Trauma and racism.

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As an Asian American, I’m Giving Myself Permission to Speak Up

As a Filipino-American, Jo Encarnacion understands the intergenerational trauma and pain triggered by the latest wave of Asian hate and violence. She also understands that staying silent is no longer an option.

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My Grandmother’s Hands

America has been dealing with race issues for a long time. Perhaps making more headway requires a different approach—one that’s less conceptual, more body-focused.

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The Trauma of an American Untouchable

Arisika Razak shares her reflections on trauma, oppression, and healing the wounds of racism.

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Coping with Racial Trauma

While individuals of all racial-ethnic minority groups are at risk of experiencing racial discrimination and racial trauma, Black Americans are especially at risk, as anti-Black racism is individual, systemic, and historical.

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Unpacking the Embodied Plantation Backpack

If you have an African American body, welcome. I wrote this blog post—and the body practice at the end—especially for you. (Everyone else, welcome as well—but please skip the body practice.)

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Healing Racialized Trauma Begins with Your Body

Resmaaa connects the healing of your body, mind, and soul with the healing of our country and our world.

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Resmaa Menakem Discusses Healing Racialized Trauma

Resmaa Menakem spoke to Good Day LA's Michaela Pereira to discuss racialized trauma on Dec. 11.

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Helping Children of Color Heal from Collective Trauma

At the individual level, the psychological effects of trauma can be acute or long term, depending on a person’s experience and access to care. But at the community level, a complex and collective experience of trauma can lead to irreparable harm that lasts for generations.

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Resmaa Menakem on Why Healing Racism Begins with the Body

Trauma therapist and author of My Grandmother's Hands talks honestly and directly about the historical and current traumatic impacts of racism in the U.S., and the necessity for us all to recognize this trauma, metabolize it, work through it, and grow up out of it.

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When Healing Looks Like Justice: An Interview with Harvard Psychologist Joseph Gone

In American Indian communities, there is a well-developed discourse that runs parallel to the discourse of mental health.

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