About the Author
Faye Z. Belgrave has developed, implemented, and evaluated cultural programs for African American girls for more than 15 years. These programs have been implemented collaboratively with local community partners. Participants in these programs have shown increases in self attributes, positive values and relationships, and have developed life skills to resist negative behaviors. Dr. Belgrave is professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and co-author of a textbook on African American Psychology.
Table of Contents1.- Description and Demographics.- Self and Identity.- 2.- Family and Kin.- Peers and Friends.- Communities and Neighborhoods.- Expectations and Achievement.- 3.- Health and Wellness.- Sexual Behavior and Consequences.- Prosocial Behavior and Aggression.