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Racial Socialization Processes Among Ethnically Diverse Urban Youth: Development and Education

Diane Hughes, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology and Co-Director, Center for Research on Culture, Development and Education at New York University

Event Date(s):
October 30, 2014 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
| 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Campus Center, Room 174, University of Massachusetts Amherst

In the wake of multiple recent shootings of unarmed ethnic minority teens, substantial media attention has been directed toward discussions of how parents of color should prepare children for the realities of racism and discrimination. For the past 20 years, Dr. Hughes’ scholarship has focused on understanding how children learn (and parents teach) about race, including lessons about racial discrimination. How do conversations take place in families? What is communicated?

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