(Re) Defining Resilience: A Perspective Of ‘Toughness’ In BIPOC Communities

Updated: Sep 3, 2020

For Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC), generations of trauma, systemic racism, and cultural barriers lead to resilience looking very different than what we have taken it to mean in our society. This is not to say that we should discard resilience. In fact, I would say we should pay more attention to it. While resilience can be developed, we should consider how some have no choice but to be resilient.

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