Rethinking Black History Month: Owning Black Excellence


by Donica Harper Vice-President, Black Student Association Doctoral student, School of Psychology Black women have been fighting since the beginning of time to have their words, work, and value acknowledged. As the American Psychological Association (APA) moved into 2022, the organization published an apology acknowledging their minimization the voices of Black feminists, psychologists, and social activists who for the last 100 years to have heard and respected. (see APA Apology to People of Color for APA's Role in Promoting, Perpetuating, and Failing to Challenge Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Human Hierarchy in the U.S.) It's now time that the Black voices [...]