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Pediatric health professionals, particularly school health service professionals (ie, school nurses, pediatricians, and school counselors), play an essential role in helping students stay healthy and reach their academic potential. Because racism is a risk factor in child development, all pediatric health professionals must understand how racial and ethnic protective factors support the psychosocial development of youth from racially and ethnically minoritized populations and reduce the harmful effects of racial bias and discrimination.

Keywords: racial socialization, racism, resistance

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