Category Archives: tragic loss

Processing Trauma After Mass Shootings

Processing Trauma After Mass Shootings: photographer Andres Gonzalez has spent the past five years documenting the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools. He speaks with NPR’s Audie Cornish about how communities process trauma and the patterns of responses to violent acts. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Andres Gonzalez has spent the past five years photographing tangible

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African-Americans and Grief

[Editor’s Note: in honor of Black History Month, AfterTalk will be devoting this month’s AfterTalk Inspirationals to grieving in the African-American community] A Grief Observed From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, the power and pain of black mourning. BY MYCHAL DENZEL SMITH June 22, 2017 Mamie Till-Mobley wrote her memoir, Death of Innocence: The Story of the

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