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.
From police killings of unarmed citizens to America’s most controversial president, and now the resurgence of American White Supremacy groups such as the alt-right and other neo-Nazi organizations, it seems as if race and politics in America are spiraling out of control. Now, more than ever, is America divided with black and white racial tensions along with polarizing political divisions with new weekly developments.
Whether you are a Republican or Democrat, you will find this book to be both an interesting and a thought-provoking journey into the history, heart, and the roots of the black American plight. This book is distinct from the stereotypical social justice text because it is not an extended gripe about white oppression, but rather is an elaborate background investigation of how medical science, culture, and social policy can propel or subdue an entire people group.
You will be amazed at what research has uncovered regarding Adverse, Childhood Experiences (ACEs), which affects all communities regardless of race. Whether you take the liberal or conservative position, this book addresses a wide audience on issues critical to all Americans and social service providers. Get ready for an exciting and well-researched exposé into a momentous, intelligent look into one of America’s most electrifying socio-political movements. Most have forgotten which team won the Super Bowl in 2002, or the World Series in 2009; however, many will remember the Black Lives Matter and the #Metoo movements in the United States, ten, twenty, and even a...
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
This site requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals.
Do you have any questions? Contact us.Or login to access all content.