Tony JacksonDr. Tony Jackson (Skyline College Psychology Department) presented in front of some of the country’s top Black psychologists at the Sixth National Conference on African/Black Psychology at Florida A&M University.  The conference took place November 6-7, 2015.

Dr. Jackson’s presentation was based on his most recent publication, “Black Male Violence In Perspective: Toward Afrocentric Intervention” (2015) and Dr. Nobles most recent publication, “The Island of Memes: Haiti’s Unfinished Revolution” (2015).  He is pictured at the conference with Dr. Naim Akbar, Dr. Wade Nobles and Dr. Michael Nobles

Last year’s conference was dedicated to the works and contributions of Dr. Wade Nobles (Nana Kwaku Berko I, Ifagbemi Sangodare, Bejana) 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.

Dr. Jackson teaches PSYC 268 (Black Psychology) every spring semester and is currently on sabbatical engaged in professional development and research in the areas of neuroscience, functional neurology and orthomolecular medicine.

Article by Pcyeta Stroud | Photo by Jermaine Robertson