Internalized Racism’s Association With African American Male Youth’s Propensity for Violence

@article{Bryant2011InternalizedRA,
  title={Internalized Racism’s Association With African American Male Youth’s Propensity for Violence},
  author={W. Bryant},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={690 - 707}
}
  • W. Bryant
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Black Studies
Youth Violence in African American communities is still considered to be at epidemic proportions. The traditional risk factors for youth violence (i.e. delinquent friends, poverty, drug use, carrying a weapon etc.) do not account for the disproportionate overrepresentation of African American males. This study sought to better understand the propensity for violence among African American males ages 14-19 years (N=224) from four different programmatic sites: A Philadelphia high school, an… Expand
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