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State of Black Boys and Men: Policy and Mental Health Recommendations

Effectively facilitating the development and mental health of Black boys and men requires changes by many systems and individuals, according to a new report by SPSMM’s Racial Ethnic Minority Special Inter
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2017 APA Convention: Main Program

The convention is almost here! The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention
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Racial Bias in Policing: An APA Interdivisional Grant Report

What is the current status of police training and police departments’ relationships with communities of color? What might police departments need? An APA committee summarizes their findings. There is clea
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Masculinity, Identity, & Health: A Twitter Chat

On Tuesday October 18, 2016, from 2-3pm US-EDT, APA’s Public Interest Directorate, in collaboration with BlackDoctor.Org, Movember, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, host
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APA Releases “Boys Don’t Cry” Video

Growing up, boys often hear “Boys Don’t Cry” as a stereotypical test of manhood. However, this stigmatizes normal human emotions, negatively affecting boys and men. In this short film, we want to change t
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Understanding and Addressing Structural Problems to Move Toward Justice for our Family

Dr. Chris Liang talks about how conceptions of a larger conception of family might guide changes in law enforcement in order to reduce the number of shootings of Black boys and men by police. Trayvon Martin, M
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State of Black Boys and Men: Policy and Mental Health Recommendations

The Racial Ethnic Minority Special Interest Group (REMSIG), of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, is a group of psychologists and graduate students with research and practice intere
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Michael Cunningham, Ph.D.

What is/are your current title/affiliation/professional role(s)? I hold the rank of Professor at Tulane University with a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychology and the undergraduate program in Afr
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Recent Research on the Health and Well-Being of African American Men

March 17, 2014 We are pleased to let Division 51 members know that a special section of Psychology of Men & Masculinity, titled “Recent Research on the Health and Well-Being of African American Men,” is