Watch ESSENCE’s Google Chat with ProPublica on PTSD in Our Community
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Thousands of African-Americans living in violent cities suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

On Wednesday, September 24 ESSENCE’s News Editor Lauren N. Williams and ProPublica reporter Lois Beckett held a Google Hangout to discuss the issue, which was also addressed in their story “Black America’s Invisible Crisis,” featured in the October issue of ESSENCE.

Watch the conversation above.

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