Race-Based Trauma: Impact of Racism and Colonialism on Children & Families

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

This webpage offers information regarding the continued impact of colonialism, genocide, slavery, and white supremacy on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) children and families through covert and overt forms of racism. These forms of racism manifest in widespread structural and systemic racism, high prevalence of and tolerance for interpersonal racist acts, and intergenerational harm.

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