Mental Health of Black Men in Wake of Current Events

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Mental Health of Black Men in Wake of Current Events

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

April 16, 2021

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Dr. Alvin Thomas, Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology, speaks to the trauma and the psychological toll on Black people related to repeated news headlines, video, and coverage of the Chauvin trial and ongoing killing of Black persons by police.


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