An evidence based common approach to many mental health conditions is some form of cognitive behavioral activity. In a society that is established on the use of color to frame the American race paradigm. There’s a wise old saying, “When you know better, you do better”. In our nation’s history, the relevant time to begin the process of effectively addressing the serious mental health issue of racism is now.
To be Black in America.
African-Americans are undeniably a group that statistically is culturally and socially oppressed due to a status solely based on skin color. The activities in this book are for those not considered as black in America. The impact of racism on mental health is detrimental to all who participate in this country’s system of color and race.
Instead of challenging the existing institutions of racial oppression to find the solution; the book forces the reader find solutions to the mental illness of racism. On a path of internal exploration, to find organically authentic, intellectually honest answer to a number of situations. The reader participates in activities to simulate an experience in black culture in America.
There is a glaringly, and blatantly silent, repressive institution in America. The result is the mental illness of racism. Nearly every experience in the United States is undeniably framed in race. This book is the opportunity to address the peculiarly American challenge that is presented here and free yourself from the subliminal control of the social construction of race.
Being Black in America : “Blacktivities”. A cognitive behavioral approach.
The black experience in America is unique. This book presents the opportunity to be intellectually honest about the culturally distinct experience to be black in America. Racism is a mental health condition that needs to be approached through behavioral therapy with permission to look at life from other cultural groups’ perspective as well as your own. The book contains a number of cognitive behavioral “Blactivities”. Inside, there is a workbook that allows the individual to simulate an experience of the construct of race. The intent potentially provides a glimpse into the mental illness of racism in various areas of American cultures.
America is a strong and powerful country, comprised of a wide range of people, backgrounds and cultures. BLACK: Beliefs Limiting Authentic Cultural Knowledge also offers a new viewpoint on life and gives an opportunity to create solutions to bring about effective and lasting change. The mental illness of racism can be cured through the cognitive behavioral therapy that simulates the black experience in America. Take the opportunity to become BLACK, and truly help Make America Great.