Summer 2015 Front Page

Written by Psych Discourse

From Ferguson to the Classroom: Incorporating Social Justice in Graduate School Training

By Jameca Falconer, PhD, Logan University As the killing of unarmed Black youth by law enforcement continues to become more common, graduate training programs must find ways to educate graduate students regarding racial profiling, police brutality and social justice. Social justice can be defined as the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society. Educating graduate...


When hope unborn had died: Untangling the web-of- causation for the senseless killing of young Black males and racial inequality

By Reginald Hopkins, Ph.D., Virginia State University     The senseless police killing of Black males and the high homicide rate among Blacks are undergirded by the same behavioral proclivities that can only be significantly modified by African-centered actions of the Black community itself. For centuries Blacks have attempted to halt the reckless disregard of Whites toward Black life through...


Congratulations to our ABPsi 2015 Award Recipients!

The Bobby E. Wright AwardMarva M. Robinson, Psy.D. Dr. Marva Robinson is the President of the St. Louis ABPsi Chapter, and has been active in ABPsi since the beginning of her professional career. She has held various positions within ABPsi, including Midwest Regional Representative and Student Circle Chair. Her most noted work has been her tireless efforts as a lead activist in Fergsuon, MO,...

Psychology and Social Justice: Advocating for Change?

Cassandra D. Page, Psy.D., Hannah Jones, M.A., Candyce Burke, M.S., & Caitlin Million, B.A. Regent University, School of Psychology and Counseling   In recent years, psychology as a field has begun emphasizing the importance of multicultural competency in counseling and assessment provision, whereas previous years “have done great harm to culturally diverse groups by…denying them culturally...

General Articles

Chapter Spotlight: Staying on the Case to Uplift the Race: The Collaborations of NBUF and DC ABPSi


Remembering Dr. Shikana Temille Porter