Monday, March 3, 2014

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (talk)

Public talk, Pacifica Radio fundraiser, Sat., March 15, 2014, 2:00-5:00 pm (KPFK)
The chains at Lady Liberty's feet (USS)
While Americans managed to emerge from chattel ("property") slavery and the oppressive decades that followed with great strength and resiliency, we did not emerge unscathed.

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
Slavery has produced centuries of physical, psychological,  and spiritual injury -- on both the descendants of former slaves and slave exploiters.
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing lays the groundwork for understanding how the past has influenced the present. And it opens up the discussion of how we can use the strengths gained thereby to heal. More

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