Racism and How it Affects Mental Health – The Catalysts for Change

https://thecatalystsforchange.com/2017/03/09/racism-and-how-it-affects-mental-health/

 Reblogged from The Wandering Student:

Merriam Webster defines racism as, “a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.” Racism is a pervasive problem in our society that has been aimed at marginalized people, specifically people of color, with the intention of denigrating and hurting them. Racism, though a belief, can be presented in behavior such as verbal abuse, physical attacks and even well-intentioned ignorant comments regarding someone’s race.

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thecatalystsforchange | March 9, 2017 at 6:20 PM | Categories:Uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/p7jKej-Ir

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