[SPECIAL REPORT] Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Theory and Social Justice by Dr. Nzingha Dalila
This special report is a literature review of theory of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTSS). Nzingha Dalila provides a historical review of how many scholars looked at the phenomenon of this psychological trauma, including several different theories that describes this condition.
Dr. Dalila shares some startling information about how long-term trauma creates neurological changes that should make Black people recognize the real and present danger to our minds and future development as a people. Finally, Nzingha provides some reflections on the importance of treating racial trauma as a health crisis and a civil right mandate to reclaim our humanity and the battle of White Supremacist to invalidate any efforts of Africans to seek justice.