I Can’t Breathe: Understanding Cultural Trauma, Grief & Mourning Experienced by African Americans

The senseless and publicized murder of George Floyd reminded thousands of African Americans of the systematic injustice that has and continues to threaten the moral fabric of America. As African Americans try to make sense of what it means to be an American and more importantly what it means to be an African American in this country, many are struggling to breathe.

This informative and powerful training will help you gain a deeper understanding of African American’s history of trauma in America. You will accompany Dr. Buckingham on a cultural journey to explore why the senseless murder of George Floyd led to a national tragedy. Dr. Buckingham will explain why African Americans are struggling to breathe and differentiate grieving and mourning. He will also provide strategies that attendees can use to help African Americans cope effectively with their justifiable anger and prolonged psychological trauma.

$30.00

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The senseless and publicized murder of George Floyd reminded thousands of African Americans of the systematic injustice that has and continues to threaten the moral fabric of America. As African Americans try to make sense of what it means to be an American and more importantly what it means to be an African American in this country, many are struggling to breathe.

This informative and powerful training will help you gain a deeper understanding of African American’s history of trauma in America. You will accompany Dr. Buckingham on a cultural journey to explore why the senseless murder of George Floyd led to a national tragedy. Dr. Buckingham will explain why African Americans are struggling to breathe and differentiate grieving and mourning. He will also provide strategies that attendees can use to help African Americans cope effectively with their justifiable anger and prolonged psychological trauma.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe why so many African Americans are struggling to breath.
  • Understand American history and Black history in America.
  • Define African American’s history of trauma in America through systematic racism.
  • Differentiate grieving and mourning among African Americans.
  • Identify 5 strategies that can help African Americans cope with their justifiable anger and prolonged psychological trauma.