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The infograph explains what an ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) is and looks at some of the common effects of ACE. According to the infographic, an ACE is a trauma that is experienced by a child. Some actions that can be considered an Adverse Childhood Experience are sexual/emotional/physical abuse, neglect, racism, and homelessness. This trauma induces extreme stress that can affect the child’s health.

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Frantz Fanon's "The Wretched of the Earth" provides one of the most comprehensive analyses of the effects of White supremacy, racism, African slavery and colonialism. In it Fanon acknowledges the heinous and calculated effects of White oppression, and concludes that a people so brought low by the effects of systematic degradation can but only find one final solution to ridding themselves of the burden of their fate - violent upheaval and rebellion against it. What makes this truth quite…

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Psychiatrist Alvin Toussaint (born May 15, 1934) was the southern field director of the Medical Committee for Human Rights in Jackson, Mississippi, consultant for The Cosby Show and A Different World, and author of three books on the psychological effects of racism. He is currently a professor of psychiatry and associate dean for student affairs at Harvard Medical School. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Americans are not afraid of Trump; they are afraid of change. We are subjected daily to a manufactured, picayune, shallow distortion of facts and reality, who profits, ...not AMERICA.

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Enslaved Children. The look of despair in the countenance of this child is heartbreaking.

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Gordon Parks :: In studies, Children both black and white preferred the white baby over the black baby...attributing positive adjectives to it as well...little brown baby just didn't compare. Times haven't changed much in this regard.

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The Face of Slavery &  Other African American Photographs -- American Museum of Photography

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from What Do We Do All Day

Picture Books that Teach Kids to Combat Racism

Picture books to help talk to kids about racism. #MedinaLibrary #Racism #ChildrensBooks #WhatWeDoAllDay

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from The Huffington Post

Idle No More: Hints of a Global Super-Movement

Idle No More: Global Super-Movement. What started as a murmur in early October from First Nations People in Canada in response to Bill C45 has become a movement that echoes the sentiments of people all over the world, a battle cry of love for the planet, "Idle No More." At first glance it might appear that this movement is isolated and doesn't effect you if you are not native or if you don't live in Canada, yet it does.

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I guess this is one of the most effective teaching methods because, well look at the results!!!

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