Winter 2013 Front Page

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Restoring Human Agency

A Fundamental Aim of the ABPsi By Taasogle Daryl Rowe, Ph.D. Greetings ABPsi Family, As 2013 comes to a close, I want to continue to share my vision for The Association; I want to briefly discuss who we are, how we came to be and what I see as our primary responsibilities. These are important...

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The Association of Black Psychologists’ Tribute to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again. By Nelson Mandela The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) shares with the world the mourning—and celebration— of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. We celebrate his contributions to the healing of a nation...

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MANDELA AS I KNEW HIM

By Sathasivan “Saths” Cooper, Ph.D., President: International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) During my incarceration in the same single-cell block at Robben Island Maximum Security Prison with Nelson Rohihlala Mandela—between 1977 to 1982—I got to know him intimately and had the advantage of...

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The Association of Black Psychologists’ Response to the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Prepared by GA Public Policy Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Le Ondra Clark Harvey and Dr. Donald Knight We recently celebrated the 50 year anniversary of the landmark 1963 March on Washington which was commemorated by a series of events and observances paying homage to the historic movement etched in...

A Report from the December 4-6, 2013 Hominis Convention of the Cuban Psychology Society

By Cheryl Tawede Grills, Ph.D., Immediate Past President of the ABPsi Rare windows of opportunity can lead to transformative change for those who are discerning and willing to seize the moment. As I listened to and participated in the Havana 2013 Hominis Convention of the Cuban Psychology Society,...