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SOURCE Imani Scott
Author Imani Michelle Scott suggests a time-honored approach: begin with the truth, in Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process heal Racial Conflict in America?
ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The chronically deep psychic pains and traumatic social injuries associated with centuries of racism and racial conflict in America cannot be healed with repeated, temporary responses brought on by acute social occurrences, e.g., the wounding or killing of unarmed African Americans, protests against racial injustice, racially-charged acts and inflammatory rhetoric.
This soon-to-be released book offers an unprecedented examination into enduring racial disparities and tension in the United States of America, and proposes the implementation of a novel approach to healing the nation: a non-conventional, co-created Truth, Reconciliation, and Peace Process (TRPP).
This is essential reading for anyone who seeks to:
Through in-depth explorations of historical and contemporary circumstances that suggest a national "addiction" to racism, the book:
The contributors to this work present varied perspectives and discussions on American history, politics, philosophy, and 21st-century psycho-social conditions as they relate to historical and contemporary oppression, social injustice, and racism. The text allows readers to grasp the serious challenges at hand, and directs them towards recognizing the potential for conflict transformation and reconciliation to begin resolving America's race-related social dysfunction.
Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free:
Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process heal Racial Conflict in America?
Upcoming release: August 2014
Author/Editor: Imani Michelle Scott
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