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Racial Justice Summit: Dr. Joy DeGruy: “And How Are the Children?” and “African American Male Adolescent Violence”

Episode first aired on 10/15/2011

This session explores the relationship between multi-generational trauma and oppression experienced by African Americans, and contemporary issues of educational achievement, juvenile justice, interpersonal relationships, and sexuality facing African-American children and youth. This workshop also examines the relationship between current and historical stressors unique to economically disadvantaged African American male youth by investigating issues of violence victimization, violence witnessing, urban hassles, racial socialization, issues of respect, and the presence of violence among these youth.