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PTSD and other forms of Self Hatred among Africans and Caribbeans: Part 1

PTSD and other forms of Self Hatred among Africans and Caribbeans: Part 1

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a recognized condition that can develop following any traumatic situation that threatens an individual’s safety or makes them feel helpless. This process began for Africans when they were forcefully kidnapped from their place of cultural reference, and in so doing, lost all familial roles and kinship ties within their society. […]

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Food and Folklore in African Guyanese Culture

Food and Folklore in African Guyanese Culture

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Culture… consists in those patterns relative to behavior and the products human action of which may be inherited, that is passed on from generation to generation independently of the biological genes.’ (Parsons) At different stages of an individual’s life, various kinds of socialization take place and through that socialization, culture is absorbed. Those values eventually […]

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