Historical Trauma

  • In 2017, Corey J Henderson completed his Doctorate in Public Health. His research looked at the reverberating influence of historical trauma on Blacks in Baltimore City.  Participants described: 

  1. family secrets
  2. continual movement to find employment
  3. serial forced displacement of Blacks in Baltimore City
  4. missed connections
  5. lost linkages 
  6. weakened family structures 
  7. fractured communities
  8. inability to establish strong community culture and norms
  9. quasi integration

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