Staying grounded helps us maintain hope in turbulent times. Maintaining empathy, perspective, staying grounded or mobilizing creates hope.
Racial trauma allows us to look at racism from the valuable perspective of the impact on an individual's physical and mental well-being.
Spiritual bypassing is a coping mechanism, intentional or otherwise, that "protects" the ego from anxiety as an elaborate form of denial and avoidance.
Racial gaslighting is just the tip of a number of microaggressions afflicted on Black Americans, people of color and other marginalized groups.