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The Life and Legacy of Cicely Tyson


BY Brianna Jones-Downey, Student Clinical psychology, fielding graduate university Cicely Tyson (1924-2021), acclaimed as one of the most poised and influential figures in the Black community, had an illustrious film career is marked by the reinvention of black representation in the media. It is no wonder that Tyson was discovered by a photographer and became a fashion model before her career as an iconic TV and film actress. During an era when Black women were bombarded continuously with Eurocentric aesthetic measures, Tyson stepped into Ebony magazine, embracing her racial identity through her choice of hairstyles. Later, she garnered much success in [...]

The Life and Legacy of Cicely Tyson2021-02-23T10:12:25-08:00

What is Black Psychology?


BY Anthony f. Greene, PhD, Doctoral faculty Clinical psychology, fielding graduate university As a Black man and a psychologist, I thought it might be healthy for me to express my reflections on Black Psychology during Black History Month. While many of us laugh at the idea of Black History Month because we celebrate Black ALL YEAR LONG, we might also wonder why Black Psychology is something we have to seek out in the Association of Black Psychologists, or as a special topic in multicultural psychology. What is Black Psychology, after all? Is it applying the traditional psychological measures, constructs, and theories [...]

What is Black Psychology?2021-02-22T10:24:29-08:00

Those That Came Before Us


BY Donica HarpER, PHD STUDENT SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY I want to take a moment and thank you for the struggles, the pain, and the hard work that helped pave the way for someone like me: a Black therapist, a Black student, a Black womxn, and a Black child. While our classes may not have shown us who you are, through future research, we discovered all the things that you did to help our community and our country better understand who we are. People do not understand that representation is vitally important to self-esteem, self-confidence, and identity. Representation affords us the opportunity [...]

Those That Came Before Us2021-02-18T10:49:43-08:00

Latise Hairston, Ph.D., PCC, CDP, CCMP joins the Evidence-Based Coaching Program


Welcome to the faculty, Dr. Hairston! Latise Hairston, Ph.D., PCC, CDP, CCMP Latise Hairston, Ph.D., PCC, CDP, CCMP joined Fielding Graduate University as adjunct faculty in the Evidence-Based Coaching program. She is an experienced leader and coach in organizational development, strategic planning, change management, leadership, diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Dr. Latise Hairston is the Founder and Chief Impact Officer of HOPE Consulting and an adjunct faculty at Medaille College and Fielding University. Latise is a dynamic, accomplished certified Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategist respected for delivering a consistent creative vision based on data-driven decision making. She has a [...]

Latise Hairston, Ph.D., PCC, CDP, CCMP joins the Evidence-Based Coaching Program2021-01-28T12:27:08-08:00
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