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African Americans respond to stigmatization: the meanings and salience of confronting, deflecting conflict, educating the ignorant and ‘managing the self’
Abstract Drawing on interviews with 150 randomly sampled African Americans, we analyse how members of a stigmatized group understand their experience of stigmatization and assess appropriateExpand
EVERYDAY ANTIRACISM: Competence and Religion in the Cultural Repertoire of the African American Elite
This exploratory study makes a contribution to the literature on antiracism by unpacking the cultural categories through which everyday antiracism is experienced and practiced by extraordinarilyExpand
White cruelty or Republican sins? Competing frames of stigma reversal in French commemorations of slavery
Abstract This paper explores how French activists use claims about the history and legacies of slavery to combat stigmas associated with their group membership. Using a case study of a FrenchExpand
Responses to Discrimination and Social Resilience Under Neoliberalism
Members of stigmatized groups often live with the expectation that they will be overscrutinized, overlooked, underappreciated, misunderstood, and disrespected in the course of their daily lives. HowExpand
Internalized HIV Stigma and Mindfulness
Theoretically, the present findings suggest that internalized HIV stigma may serve as a vulnerability factor for the severity of certain PTSD symptoms, whereas acting with awareness may function as a protective or resiliency factor forThe severity of PTSD symptoms. Expand
Considerations for Research and Development of Culturally Relevant Mindfulness Interventions in American Minority Communities
The intent of this commentary is to share a framework that includes key cultural considerations for conducting research and developing culturally salient mindfulness programs with AMCs, and encourages researchers to turn inward and consider the development of skillful characteristics that will increase the likelihood of a successful research venture while also protecting the cultural traditions of the AMC of interest. Expand
Black cultural capitalists: African-American elites and the organization of the arts in early twentieth century Boston
Abstract This study examines the role of an African-American organization, the League of Women for Community Service (incorporated in 1919), in shaping cultural production and developing arenas forExpand