Talking About Race: A Workbook

Friday, March 30, 2012

Child abuse & Racism

Here is a blog posted today by Catherine McCall MS.,LMFT, mentioning a story I told on "Ask Dr. Annie Abram" Citizen Blog Talk Radio several days ago. While we often discuss "child abuse" in general, we all too rarely include the racism children of color are exposed to and the impact these abuses in the classroom and elsewhere exact upon them. Or, for that matter, the white children who are witnesses to racism on their friends, how it effects them and their relationships. Why is that? We can guess & have a great deal more to do about it