When Antiracism Becomes Trauma

It was 7pm in my apartment situated just south of Boston where I have spent much of the recent months participating in antiracism efforts largely rooted in the tragic murder of a Black man. As I sat down in my red office chair to await the start of a psychoanalytic discussion on racism, I attempted to firmly embody the power and passion its color evoked. I made a point to glance at the wall art hanging just to the right of my Zoom

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Jessica Isom MD MPH

For the 🖤collective, I did the 📚 to make racism understood. I teach others to name, disrupt & liberate themselves from racism.