Challenges Facing African-American Men To Be Discussed At U.Va.
On Feb. 24
22, 2000 -- Joseph L. White, professor emeritus of
psychology and psychiatry at the University of California-Irvine,
will discuss "African-American Male Psychology: Psychological Challenges
in the Journey of Living," on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the University
of Virginia. His talk, free and open to the public, will be held
at 6:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Auditorium.
books include "The Psychology of Blacks: An African-American Perspective,"
"The Troubled Adolescent" and "Black Man Emerging: Facing the Past
and Seizing a Future in America." His article, "Toward a Black Psychology,"
which appeared in Ebony in 1970, is credited with beginning a new
era of African-American and ethnic psychology.
addition to his teaching and research, White has been a practicing
psychologist at hospitals and medical clinics throughout Southern
California and was a chairman of the California State Psychology
by the Office of African-American Affairs, White's talk is the final
lecture in this year's African-American Heritage Month series.
more information, contact Neil Bynum, Interim Assistant Dean, Office
of African-American Affairs at (804) 924-7923.
Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629