Posts Tagged ‘African-American Community’

Sexual Abuse in the African-American Community Pt. II

In part 1  sexual abuse, myths and long term effects. Part 2 will talk about the healing process and what that means for you. At the core of sexual abuse is the loss of trust-trust in your fellow human, trust in your caregivers who were suppose to protect you, trust in yourself and trust in…

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Sexual Abuse in the African-American Community Part 1

There is a belief within our community that African-American men do not sexually abuse their children. There is a belief that African-American females do not get sexually abused, unlike their Caucasian female counterparts. Simultaneously it is common to witness African-American men ages 18 and older who are “dating” (which often includes sexual acts) young African-American…

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