Let’s try this: “The United States is a racist country and because of that, I, as a white person, am the beneficiary of power and privileges that have an adverse effect on citizens of color.” There’s no shame in admitting such. It’s just a necessary starting point.

Let’s try this: “The United States is a racist country and because of that, I, as a white person, am the beneficiary of power and privileges that have an adverse effect on citizens of color.” There’s no shame in admitting such. It’s just a necessary starting point.

"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred D. Taylor  A book about racism in the south during the depression. Throughout this novel the reader learns about the importance of land and the effects of racism, at the same time as Cassie Logan learns 'the way things are'.

"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred D. Taylor A book about racism in the south during the depression. Throughout this novel the reader learns about the importance of land and the effects of racism, at the same time as Cassie Logan learns 'the way things are'.

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

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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Distinguished historian John H. Bracey Jr. offers a provocative analysis of the devastating economic, political, and social effects of racism on white Americans. In a departure from analyses of racism that have focused primarily on white power and privilege, Bracey trains his focus on the high price that white people, especially working class whites, have paid for more than two centuries of divisive race-based policies and attitudes.

Distinguished historian John H. Bracey Jr. offers a provocative analysis of the devastating economic, political, and social effects of racism on white Americans. In a departure from analyses of racism that have focused primarily on white power and privilege, Bracey trains his focus on the high price that white people, especially working class whites, have paid for more than two centuries of divisive race-based policies and attitudes.

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A high-protein breakfast helps control your appetite throughout the rest of your day, confirms a new study. If you don't already, consider loading up on eggs, yogurt, or nuts to start your mornings.  Read more at http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/14409/20130326/high-protein-breakfast-benefits-controlling-appetite-reduced.htm#kHl4bPIFr82eiBCm.99

A high-protein breakfast helps control your appetite throughout the rest of your day, confirms a new study. If you don't already, consider loading up on eggs, yogurt, or nuts to start your mornings. Read more at http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/14409/20130326/high-protein-breakfast-benefits-controlling-appetite-reduced.htm#kHl4bPIFr82eiBCm.99

The Bible tells of Naaman the Syrian, who entered the Jordan River to be cleansed. Comparing the affliction of racism to Naaman’s illness, Enter the River invites readers into their own healing. After asking, "Why be concerned about racism?" Shearer explores definitions of prejudice and racism, the different effects of racism on white persons and people of color, affirmative action, and many other issues.

The Bible tells of Naaman the Syrian, who entered the Jordan River to be cleansed. Comparing the affliction of racism to Naaman’s illness, Enter the River invites readers into their own healing. After asking, "Why be concerned about racism?" Shearer explores definitions of prejudice and racism, the different effects of racism on white persons and people of color, affirmative action, and many other issues.

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Great list of kids books about racism and the effects of prejudice. Will spark some great discussion with kids about what they can do.

Great list of kids books about racism and the effects of prejudice. Will spark some great discussion with kids about what they can do.

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Can Breastfeeding Ease the Effects of Racism and Discrimination?

Can Breastfeeding Ease the Effects of Racism and Discrimination?

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.

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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This infographic on the effects of racism on children is visually appealing and easy to follow. The infographic is made to look like a chalkboard; the design and the use of child-friendly language such as "kids are mean to me because of where I come from," reinforces the focus on children. But what's the purpose of the infographic? What can viewers do with the knowledge they gain?

This infographic on the effects of racism on children is visually appealing and easy to follow. The infographic is made to look like a chalkboard; the design and the use of child-friendly language such as "kids are mean to me because of where I come from," reinforces the focus on children. But what's the purpose of the infographic? What can viewers do with the knowledge they gain?

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