Understanding the Issues Facing Today’s African Americans from a Social Work Perspective
Barriers to Rebuilding the African American Community explores the major threats and roots affecting both America’s most racially polarized periods as well as the major issues plaguing the African American community. The author provides intelligent insight into the deeper roots of America’s long history and struggle with racism as well as the solution. The author shows how a background investigation of medical science, culture, and social policy can propel or subdue an entire people group, and examines research on A.C.E.S. (Adverse Childhood Experiences), which affects all communities regardless of race. This book is an exciting and well-researched exposeì into one of America’s most electrifying socio-political movements.
About the author
Tywan Ajani is a licensed clinical social worker currently serving as a community mental health and substance abuse clinician for a large medical center in the Phoenix Metropolitan Community. He holds a MSW (Master of Social Work) degree from Arizona State University, a Master of Education degree from Bowling Green State University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Savannah State University. Tywan is also a U.S. Army veteran, a Dr. Ronald E. McNair scholar, and a former professional basketball player.
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