THREE WAYS BY WHICH TRAUMA IS PASSED ON

“Through FAMILIES in which one family member abuses or mistreats another.

“Through UNSAFE OR ABUSIVE SYSTEMS…

“Through OUR GENES. Recent work in human genetics suggested that trauma is passed on in our DNA EXPRESSION, through the biochemistry of the HUMAN EGG, SPERM, and WOMB.”

From My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem (Page 10, Part 1: UNARMED and DISMEMBERED, Chapter 1: YOUR BODY AND BLOOD), #HowWeHeal Book Club Selection, 2nd Tuesdays, February through November, 6 to 7 pm, Barnes & Noble Booksellers Metrocenter PDJCC RACIAL HEALING CAMPAIGN Talking Points

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