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21Aug 2016

Alcohol, Cannabis, trauma? Cannabis, or marijuana, has been deemed the “gateway” drug for years, carrying the stigma that its use is a pathway for potential abuse/use of “harder drugs”. Although the studies have shown that alcohol as the actual gateway drug Cannabis is still attributed to drug use. What is hardly mentioned is the fact that trauma, sustained over long […]

12Oct 2016

Hunter (2002) examines the connection between skin tones and social capital for African American and Mexican American women. Hunter poses that the hierarchy of skin color created by white supremacy and the way in which individuals view themselves within that hierarchy is directly connected to socioeconomic status and perceived quality of life. The study found […]

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