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By Dr. Karisse, Callender, assistant professor in the College of Education’s Counselor Education Counseling Psychology Department
When we talk about trauma, we refer to events that are deeply disturbing or cause extreme stress. These experiences may be direct (it happened to you) or indirect (you know it happened to someone else). Specifically, race-related trauma refers to the cumulative negative impacts of racism or discrimination and microaggressions. Experiences of racism may cause severe emotional distress which can be overwhelming and affect the ability to cope with life circumstances.