Racial Trauma

Intergenerational Trauma and Racial Trauma

Black History Month is a celebration of Black people and Black people’s achievements, and a time for recognizing Black people’s central role in the history of the United States. During this period of celebration, it is also essential to acknowledge the trauma that Black people have and still endure in America. This trauma is often …

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What is intergenerational trauma?

Racial Trauma & PTSD

Can racism cause PTSD? In short, yes. When traumatization is due to experiences of racism, it is sometimes called racial trauma. Those who experience racial trauma may go on to develop PTSD, but many will experience trauma symptoms without receiving an official diagnosis. There are many similarities between racial trauma and PTSD, including hypervigilance, flashbacks, …

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racial trauma and PTSD symptoms
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