Townsend, B. L. (2000). The disproportionate discipline of african american learners: Reducing school suspensions and expulsions. Exceptional Children, 66(3), 381-391. School disciplinary practices for students with disabilities and their peers without disabilities have long been questioned. Moreover, the school discipline of both dominant culture and ethnic minority children and youth… Continue Reading The Disproportionate Discipline of African American Learners: Reducing School Suspensions and Expulsions
Zimmerman, M. A., Ramirez‐Valles, J., Zapert, K. M., & Maton, K. I. (2000). A longitudinal study of stress‐buffering effects for urban African‐American male adolescent problem behaviors and mental health. Journal of Community Psychology, 28(1), 17-33. The stress‐buffering hypothesis was explored longitudinally in a sample of 173 urban, male, African‐American adolescents.… Continue Reading A longitudinal study of stress‐buffering effects for urban African‐American male adolescent problem behaviors and mental health
Bryant, N. (2000). African American males: Soon gone?. Journal of African American Men, 4(4), 9-17. Examines social & psychological factors contributing to the negative space in which African American males find themselves. These males have suffered disproportionately from the breakdown of the US family. African American youths have internalized negative stereotypes that… Continue Reading African American males: Soon gone?