“Trauma in the African American Experience”
“Trauma: Violence in the African American Community”
What are the culturally specific tenets regarding Trauma and African Americans? Let’s look at Chris’s Vignette and his detailed account of his Traumatic event. First I’d like to point out that Chris appears to be an extremely gifted story teller, and he seems to have exceptional “Memory Recall” of the Traumatic Event. Within the African American culture and other minority cultures it’s important to remember that most of history is passed on by the telling of stories.