In this article it talks about how the national survey find that children who experience racism appear to be at higher risk of anxiety and depression, and tend to have poor health in general. A quote the author says in the article is " One explanation supported by previous research is that racism is stressful; These negative experiences increase stress hormones that tax the body's immune system, and over time can erode physical health. These associations were very strong in our data says Ashaunta Anderson, a university of California at riverside pediatrician." I found this article very interesting because i didn't know that racism could affect your immune system and that it also affected your hormones. This article helps answer my question because it shows that racism can cause health problems in your immune system and that it also affects hormones in your body.
In this article it talks about if someone is coping with 2 or more stressors simultaneously also significantly increased the risk for violent behaviors it also says that racial discrimination is a big cause of stressors. A quote the author says in the article is " African american youth who were at greatest risk for engaging in violent behaviors while transitioning into adulthood were those who experienced higher levels of racial discrimination in addition to general daily stressors." I found this article interesting because i didn't know there was a lot of different stressors you can get and i also didn't know that racial discrimination was one big cause of stressors. This article helps answer my question because it shows that racial discrimination causes stress and that leads to violent for young people.
In this article it talks about how students of color face race microaggression because the way they dress or the way they do their hair style. It also talks about how poor students are more likely to go to school with other poor students. A quote the author says in the article is " Poor children and minority people are less likely to be identified as gifted or talented but more likely to be identified as special education" this quote mad me feel angry because i felt like it was towards me because it was towards brown people and they also said poor people. It also made me upset because they were basically saying that poor people were dumb and that they had to take special classes instead. This article helped answer my question because it talks about how racial discrimination plays in public schools and how they treat the kids in school.
In this article it talks about how young children experience poor mental health, depression and anxiety because of racism. In the article it says that if you deal with a lot of racial discrimination your health outcomes are likely low self of esteem , behavior problems and lower levels of well being. A quote the author says in the article is " We know that children who experience poor health and well being are less likely to engage in education, employment and other activities that support them to lead healthy and productive lives and to participate meaningfully in the community." I think this article was very interesting because i didn't know their was a lot of mental health issues when having to deal with racism i also thought was interesting is how they loose interest in everything when dealing with racism. This article helps me answer my question because it talks about that racisam causes mental health problems for young people and how it affects them.