Tony JacksonDr. Tony Jackson (Skyline College Psychology Department) has been invited to present his paper, Slaying the Three Headed Dragon: Healing from Memetic Infection at the Sixth National Conference on African/Black Psychology at Florida A&M University.  The conference will take place November 6-7, 2015 and this year’s theme is:

“Reflections on the Works/Contributions of Dr. Wade Nobles, Family Development: Issues in African Consciousness and Black Identity.”

Dr. Jackson’s presentation will draw from themes introduced in his most recent publication, “Black Male Violence In Perspective: Toward Afrocentric Intervention.”

This sixth National African Psychology Conference is dedicated to the life’s work of Dr. Wade Nobles (Nana Kwaku Berko I, Ifagbemi Sangodare, Bejana).  Nana Kwaku is the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family, Life and Culture, Inc.;  Professor Emeritus of Africana (Black) Studies, at San Francisco State University; and founding member of the Association of Black Psychologists (also former national President—1994-95).  He has authored and published over one hundred (100) scientific and psychological articles, chapters, research reports, and books, including: the classic, “Voodoo or IQ: An Introduction to African Psychology”, “Seeking the Sakhu: Foundational Writings in African Psychology” and his most recent publication, “The Island of Memes: Haiti’s Unfinished Revolution (2015).”

Article by Tony Jackson | Photo by Raul Guerra