Owens, D., Lacey, K., Rawls, G., & Holbert-Quince, J. A. (2010). First-Generation African American Male College Students: Implications for Career Counselors. The Career Development Quarterly, 58(4), 291-300.
The path to upward mobility or economic success for African American men is often filled with obstacles and roadblocks. Many first-generation African American men entering colleges and universities face limited resources and opportunities to aid in their career development and efforts to meet their career objectives. This article explores the career development needs of African American men attending: colleges and universities. The article provides suggestions, techniques, and strategies that career counselors and student affairs personnel can use to assist these African American men M their career development. Implications for career counselors are also addressed.
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