Roadblocks to growth & development Lifespan Development focuses on human development from conception to death. Through this holistic approach, we understand the physiological, cognitive, emotional, and social changes that humans experience. Through the myriad of customs and values and a wide range of cultures, our experience in this world can be rewarding and fulfilling. While we analyze our development, we must address certain barriers and roadblocks to development. To that end, lets examine the impact of oppression on the social and psychological growth and development of individuals. PLEASE ACCESS THE LINKS BELOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VIRTUAL TOURS The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience, what it means to their lives, and how it helped us shape this nation. The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is situated on a site in Montgomery where enslaved people were once warehoused. A block from one of the most prominent slave auction spaces in America, the Legacy Museum is steps away from an Alabama dock and rail station where tens of thousands of Black people were trafficked during the 19th century. https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/visit https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/memorial QUESTION How does racial oppression affect the psychological growth and development of individuals? (Cite at least three key examples from the tours).