Nick Battle, ed., vice president of the Association of Black Healers; Professional counselors licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Earl Turner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Pepperdine University; founder of Therapy For Black Kids; Member of the American Psychological Association Task Force on Police Use of Force against African Americans; Founder of Turner Psychological and Consulting Services.
Maya Nelson, mental health counselor, Brave Health.
American Psychological Association: “APA Dictionary of Psychology.”
scalpel: “Police killings and their spillover effects on the mental health of black Americans: a population-based quasi-experimental study.”
Adolescence Research Journal: “Perceived Racial Discrimination and Self-Esteem in African American Youth: Racial Socialization as a Protective Factor.”
Current epidemiology reports: “Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination and mental health: a review and future guidance for social epidemiology.”
Journal of health and social behavior: “Stress and the mental health of people of color: Enhancing our understanding of race-related stress.”