Health and Wellness : Is the Mental Health System Yet Another Form of Institutional Racism?

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In the Spirit of Institutional Racism,


Is the Mental Health System Yet Another Form of Institutional Racism?

With the political tide shifting across the United States and reports of hate crimes increasing daily, examining the systems that promote social control and act as tools of racism is paramount. In the last several years, the media and movements such as Black Lives Matter have raised awareness about the shootings of innocent Black men, the war on drugs as a revamped Jim Crow campaign, and institutional racism throughout the judicial system ...

https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/11/mental-health-system-yet-another-form-institutional-racism/


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Noel Hunter, Psy.D.November 28, 2016


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Symone Sanders and Betsy McCaughey clash over racism

(CNN)A discussion between Symone Sanders, a former spokeswoman for Sen. Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential bid, and Betsy McCaughey, a former New York lieutenant governor, devolved into a shouting match on Saturday when McCaughey accused "People like" Sanders of "making false accusations of racism" ...

Video (caption) - Sanders: Betsy just "these peopled me'" 04:36

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/12/03/us/symone-betsy-showdown-shouting-match-cnntv/index.html

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