Black Psychology Take Home Exam

1. Why have Black children not improved academically since school desegregation?

2. How has the Black Church both helped and hurt the African American community?

3. How does the African American father impact the African American family and African American community? Be sure to discuss both the positive and negative impact.

4. How does the African American mother impact the African American family and African American community? Be sure to discuss both the positive and negative impact.

5. List and describe the 3 types of African American families.

6. Which of the 3 types of African American families is the most dysfunctional? Why?

7. Which of the 3 types of African American families leads to higher levels of self-esteem? Why?

8. Why do African American parents promote competence, self-reliance and independence in girls more than boys?

9. How does the Social Learning theory apply when discussing racial gender socialization?

10. How has slavery and racism impacted African American intimate relationships and marriages?