Friday, July 13, 2012
Jesse Jackson Jr's 'Mood Disorder'
“African Americans are really traumatized people raised by traumatized people who were raised by traumatized people,” explains Dr. Gail Wyatt, a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. “To endure the many social injustices inflicted on this race meant having to be very strong, and any evidence of weakness meant you weren’t going to survive. Mental illness was something you could not afford to have, with so many other things working against you like the color of your skin.”