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The Trump Bullying Effect On Black Children

February 7, 2019

February 7, 2019

There is a nationwide phenomenon of bullying that is taking place and it’s been labeled as part of The Trump Effect. A Virginia study found increased bullying in areas that voted for Trump. That coupled with statistics that Black children are punished harsher than their white peers often leaves Black children blamed for being bullied.

Successful Black Children

Is the answer to segregate? Afrocentric schools build the self-esteem of Black children and keep them out of the school-to-prison pipeline. Black youth suicide rates are also elevated, many site bullying as the reason. The number of Black homeschool students has largely increased because of bullying. What is the answer and how do we protect our children?

February 2019

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