Supremacy And Black Mental Health To Be Subject Of Feb. 17 Talk
11, 2000 -- Racism and its affect on the mental health
of African-Americans will be the topic of a talk on Thursday, Feb.
17, at the University of Virginia.
Frances Luella Cress Welsing, a psychiatrist in private practice
in Washington, D.C., will discuss "White Supremacy and Black Mental
Health" at 6 p.m. in Wilson Hall Auditorium.
assistant professor of pediatrics at Howard University College of
Medicine, Welsing has lectured on racism and mental health at colleges
nationally and internationally. She is the recipient of many awards
for her contributions in the field of mental health and her service
talk is a part of U.Va.'s African-American Heritage Month celebration.
more information, contact Neil Bynum, Interim Assistant Dean, Office
of African-American Affairs at (804) 924-7923.
Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629