Race, trauma, and education: What educators need to know

Adam Alvarez, H. Richard Milner, Lori Delale-O’Connor

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In this paper, we explore relationships among race, trauma and education. In particular, we discuss the salience of race and racism in influencing trauma and traumatic experiences in schools. We stress that educators need to be aware of what trauma is and how it might manifest in schools and classrooms among youth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBut I Don't See Color
Subtitle of host publicationThe Perils, Practices, and Possibilities of Antiracist Education
PublisherSense Publishers
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9789463005852
ISBN (Print)9789463005845
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


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