Hosted by Dr. Isha Metzger, Briana Spivey, and Latisha Swygert
The best thing about being Black is our ability to adapt, overcome, and thrive! On the Black & EMPOWERED Podcast, we highlight Black excellence, talk about the science of physical, mental, and behavioral health, and interview experts in the field. Every two weeks, join the EMPOWER lab as we continue to focus on Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, and Research. If you are a student, organizational leader, thinker, healer, creator, or anyone who would like to explore how to best utilize your personal strengths, resources, and talents, then this is the podcast for you!
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What is racial trauma? Media this past year has been especially flooded with images exhibiting the negative experiences that many Black people face in their daily lives. In today's episode we are going to breakdown what racial trauma is, and more importantly how to heal and cope with these experiences with our expert guest Dr. Maryam M. Jernigan-Noesi.
To learn more about Dr. Jernigan-Noesi and her work check out www.mmjerniganassociates.com