Self-Hate as Life Threat Pathology Among Black Americans: Black Pride Antidote Vis-à-Vis Leukocyte Telomere Length (LTL)

  title={Self-Hate as Life Threat Pathology Among Black Americans: Black Pride Antidote Vis-{\`a}-Vis Leukocyte Telomere Length (LTL)},
  author={Ronald E. Hall},
  journal={Journal of African American Studies},
  • R. Hall
  • Published 27 February 2014
  • Psychology
  • Journal of African American Studies
Black Americans remain the most despised among the community of human races, reinforced via media images. In response is Black self-hate acted out by the political conservatism of Black American Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as icon. Black Conservatives insist that Blacks who fail, if they want, can succeed much as any other. Conversely, research substantiates that the self-hate pathology Black Americans who fail suffer precipitates a decrease in leukocyte telomere length (LTL). A… 

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