The PTSD of Gun Violence in Black America

Imani Bashir
May 12, 2019 - 5:00
The PTSD of Gun Violence in Black America

For many Black Americans, gun violence is a nationwide pestilence that is continually at the forefront of conversations with regards to ownership and usage but not the lasting effects of those who survive it. To be a survivor of gun violence in Black America means that you are more likely to live with the lasting effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and less likely to have the resources to combat the constant anxiety, paranoia, and fear that are forever attached to your mind and body.  

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