Author: Joel A. Bowman Sr.

Rev. Joel A. Bowman, Sr., MSW, LCSWis a native of Detroit, MI. For the past 19 years, he has served as founding pastor of the Temple of Faith, Louisville, Kentucky. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from Wayne State University. He is also a graduate of Moody Theological Seminary- Michigan and maintains a practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist. He is a speaker, writer, and poet. Joel and his wife, Nannette, are parents of 3 children: Kayla, Katie, and Joel, Jr. You can follow him on Twitter: @JoelABowmanSr
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Analyzing Racial Trauma in the Age of COVID-19

Joel A. Bowman Sr.

We are embroiled in one of the most tumultuous periods of our recent collective memory.  This is largely due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, which has taken the lives of nearly a million people in the United States. To many, this has simultaneously been a time of national reckoning with another deadly “virus”: systemic racism. The American Medical Association (AMA) has rightly deemed racism “a public health […]

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