Emerging into adulthood in the face of racial discrimination: Physiological, psychological, and sociopolitical consequences for african american youth.

  title={Emerging into adulthood in the face of racial discrimination: Physiological, psychological, and sociopolitical consequences for african american youth.},
  author={Elan C. Hope and Lori S. Hoggard and Alvin Thomas},
Emerging adulthood is a critical developmental period that bridges adolescence and adulthood and is distinguished by identity exploration through education, vocation, relationships, and culture. However, the transition to adulthood is disrupted for African Americans, because they experience interpersonal and institutional discrimination in everyday settings including school, employment, and housing. In this article, we provide a summary of the current literature and explore the psychological… 
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