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Dr. Boyce Watkins: Is Chris Dorner Really a Product of Racism? (AUDIO Interview)

Dr. Boyce Watkins and Maria Lloyd discuss former LAPD cop Chris Dorner.

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Dr. Boyce Watkins Asks Maria Lloyd If Former LAPD Cop, Chris Dorner, Is a Product of Racism In America:

According to a study conducted by Lorena Estrada-Martinez, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis,different types of stress, particularly from racial discrimination, can influence the risk for violent behaviors and depressive symptoms in African-American young adults. “African-American youth who were at greatest risk for engaging in violent behaviors while transitioning into adulthood were those who experienced higher levels of racial discrimination in addition to general daily stressorsContrary to expectations, stress that stemmed from financial shortage and neighborhood stress were not associated with the risk of violent behaviors during emerging adulthood,” Estrada-Martinez says. Assuming his manifesto is truthful, is it safe to assume that years of discrimination may have caught up with Dorner?

 

(Duration: 11:35)

Read the article here: http://www.yourblackworld.net/2013/02/black-news/christopher-dorner-racism/

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