Research & Publications

My work crosses into the realms of psychology, health, education, and Black studies. Overall, I study how racism, gender and culture affect well-being throughout the lifespan. Most of my research is on African Americans, however, I also examine how White families socialize their children on race and racism.

How do we talk to about race, culture and racism?

Black boys in school and in the world

How does religion influence the health outcomes of African Americans

My framework and measurement of Black youth's sociopolitical racial agency, psychological cohesion, and racial dissonance. 

Black Studies,
Socio-historical Contexts Matter and Racism Broadly

Race Health Equity

From Perinatal health to school girls and into womanhood...


Black students, their teachers and school environment

My thoughts on a variety of topics


Pre-K thru 12+ Education Issues