Angel Jones is a Ph.D. student in the Inequality in Education program at George Washington University. Her research focuses on how the racialized experiences of students of color affect their mental health. Her most recent study examined how Black female students respond to and cope with racial microaggressions. She has done several presentations and guest lectures on topics including: implicit bias, racial battle fatigue, racial microaggressions, and eating disorders in communities of color. Her work is rooted in Critical Race Theory and addresses the role race and racism play in the lived experiences of marginalized people.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.