ERIC Number: EJ616103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Unmasking the Terror.
Chambers, Jamie C.
Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v9 n1 p14-17 Spr 2000
Author recounts his personal experiences growing up as a youth of color and subsequent work as a youth counselor. Argues that all young people choose purposive behavior based on competing inborn motivational systems. Fear in any degree is an innate protective mechanism, but racism is an irrational fear. Provides strategies for confronting race-based fear and shame. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Topic: "Healing Racism." For related articles, see CG 556 076-087.