Two retired women generals honored heroic women veterans and supported the military response to terrorist attacks–but they expressed concern over the killing of innocent people, and one said U.S. policies may need corrections “to alleviate hatred.”
Many women of color suffer depression and stress brought on by persistent racism, gender bias, violence, poverty, big family size and social disadvantages. Yet therapy is rare, access to mental health services is poor and the quality is poor.
African American women tend to be clustered in support jobs. Racial and gender discrimination, single parenthood, supply and demand, expectations and other factors apparently combine to hinder African American women’s professional growth.