Summer 2016 Front Page

BensonCooke Schulyer Webb

The 21st Century Retooling of the Tarzan Mythology and Media Racism

The 21st Century Retooling of the Tarzan Mythology and Media Racism Benson G. Cooke, Ed.D.University of the District of Columbia, Clinical Coordinator of Mental Health Program Schuyler C. Webb, Ph.D., McCray, Webb & Associates, LLC “If you can control a man’s thinking, you do not have to worry about his action. When you determine what a man shall think, you do not have to concern yourself about...

Al Uqdah Shareefah N

The Loss of Muhammad Ali and the Crossroads of Muslims in America

The Loss of Muhammad Ali and the Crossroads of Muslims in America  January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016 I volunteered to write a statement about the loss of Muhammad Ali after I was overwhelmed with losing a personal role model. As an African American Muslim woman, Muhammad Ali was one of the icons that my parents introduced to me as a child. The elders in my community told stories of meeting Ali or...

Nakami Faridah Tongrit Green

Returning to Doula: Exploring Protective Factors for African American Children in the Early Moments of Life

Returning to Doula: Exploring Protective Factors for African American Children in the Early Moments of Life   By Nakami Faridah Tongrit-Green,  M.A Candidate in Developmental Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University A community at risk Over the past few years, studies have shown that African-American expectant mothers are at higher risk for premature labor than any other ethnic group in the...



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