Winter 2014 Front Page

Written by Psych Discourse
 
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History Continues to Repeat Itself…The Unending Assault on Black Life

On August 9th, 2014 Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, was shot to death by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death rapidly incited outrage and civil unrest across the nation and has quickly become another example of a disturbing historical trend. In the Dred Scott decision...

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The ABPsi St. Louis Chapter: On the Ground in Ferguson, MO

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - It was close to 8 p.m. and my cell phone battery was completely drained . I had spent the majority of my day at a birthday party of which that my son had been invited. There were cupcakes, pools, and candy; so to my son, life was perfect, and because the world was...

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Congressional Black Caucus - ABPsi Panel: Fighting Mental Illness Also Means Fighting White Supremacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Cheryl Tawede Grills, ABPsi’s immediate past president, got the reaction she hoped for when she Googled the images of “Black men,” “Black women” and “Black people” in front of 150 who had gathered for the Association’s panel on mental wellness and stigma at the Congressional Black Caucus...

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In Honor of Queen Mother Maya: Our Wholistic Healer

After 86 journeys around the sun, Mama Maya Angelou made her transition on May 28, 2014. She was born into a Pan-Afrikan existence. Her maternal grandfather was from Trinidad and Tobago. Her father’s people were from Stamps, Arkansas and their shared Afrikan ancestry formed the foundation of her...


General Articles

ABPsi, In The Sacred Circle Celebrating CBCF Weekend And Prepping For The Future


Dehumanization, Paranoia and Deadly Police Violence in Black Communities


THE YORUBA PHILOSOPHY OF “IWA” (MORAL CHARACTER) AS FULCRUM OF HUMAN PERSONALITY AND WELL-BEING


A Game of White Thrones: How the NFL uses Black Athletes as Scapegoats for America’s Social...


A Tribute to The Life of Syed Malik al Khatib 1940-2014