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How to resolve racially stressful situations

Dr. Howard Stevenson

 

If we hope to heal the racial tensions that threaten to tear the fabric of society apart, we're going to need the skills to openly expres ourselves in racially stressful situations. Through racial literacy - the ability to read, recast and resolve these situations - psychologist Howard C. Stevenson helps children and parents reduce and manage stress and trauma. In this inspiring, quiet;y awesome talk, learn more about how this approach to decoding racial threat can help youth build confidence and stand up for themselves in productive ways.

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Promoting racial literacy in schools: Differences that make a difference.

Stevenson, H. C. (2014). New York: Teachers College Press

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Black educational choice in a climate of school reform: Assessing the private and public alternatives to traditional K-12 public schools

Slaughter-Defoe, D. T., Stevenson, H. C., Arrington, E. G. & Johnson, D. J. (2012). Praeger: ABC-Clio Publishers: Santa Barbara, CA.

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Playing with anger: Teaching coping skills to African American boys through athletics and culture.

Stevenson, Jr., H. C. (2003). Westport, CT.: Greenwood Publishing, Praeger.

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Stickin’ To, Watchin’ Over, and Gettin’ With: An African American Parent’s Guide to Discipline.

Stevenson, H. C., Davis, G. Y., & Abdul-Kabir, S. (2001). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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