NCFR Report Magazine
- While all lives do matter, the humanity of all lives is not collectively recognized.
- Violent contexts place an extraordinary amount of stress on Black youth, families, and communities.
- Systematic violence causes multiple transitions in families and threatens families' psychosocial adjustment.
- The collectivistic approach served as an adaptive response to varying levels of oppression faced by Black people since arriving in the Americas.
- Black Lives Matter has significant implications for the work of family life educators, researchers, and practitioners.
Original Publication Citation
McCoy, S. Z., & James, A. (2016). Reflections on Black Lives Matter in the context of human rights and family science. NCFR Report Magazine, 61(3), 22-24. https://www.ncfr.org/ncfr-report/focus/family-focus-families-and-human-rights/reflections-black-lives-matter-context-huma
McCoy, Shuntay Z. and James, Anthony, "Reflections on Black Lives Matter in the Context of Human Rights and Family Science" (2016). Counseling & Human Services Faculty Publications. 80.