Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

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  • ISBN: 0985217278
  • Author: Joy a Degruy
  • Publisher: Joy Degruy Publications Inc
  • Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
  • Date: September 11, 2017
  • Pages: 252
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

In the 16th century, the beginning of African enslavement in the Americas until the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment and emancipation in 1865, Africans were hunted like animals, captured, sold, tortured, and raped. They experienced the worst kind of physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual abuse. Given …