Clark, Kenneth Wyatt Teffault

kenneths psychologist life

Clark was born as a U.S. citizen on July 24, 1914, in the Panama Canal Zone. Clark's mother took him and his two-year-old sister to the United States when he was five years old. His father, a passenger agent with the United Fruit Company, vigorously objected to the move, and his parents eventually divorced. Clark's mother took a job as a seamstress in a New York City garment-district sweatshop, where she became a leader in the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union. After attending public schools in Harlem in New York City, Clark received his AB in psychology from Howard University in 1935 and his MS in psychology (1936) and PhD in experimental psychology (1940) from Columbia University. He met Mamie Phipps as an undergraduate at Howard University, convinced her to change majors from mathematics to psychology, and after graduation taught her in an abnormal psychology course. She began the study of African American children's self-identity that was to be the focus of their research after their marriage in 1938. They began publishing their work in the Journal of Social Psychology in 1939.

"The Doll Test"

Kenneth was important to school desegregation he helped trying to get schools to desegregate. and did the "doll test" where children were asked to select among black and white dolls to respond to questions about their feelings

Kenneth and Mambie Clark

Kenneth Bancroft Clark helped found Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited, served as a consultant to private and government bodies, was named the first black member of the New York State Board of Regents (1966), and founded Kenneth B. Clark & Associates (1986), a consulting firm for racially related issues. Besides Dark Ghetto (1965) he published many books and articles on the condition of African-Americans such as Prejudice and Your Child, A Possible Reality, and Pathos of Power. Clark passed away on May 1, 2005.

Harlem youth oppertunities

Kenneth Bancroft Clark helped found Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited, served as a consultant to private and government bodies, was named the first black member of the New York State Board of Regents (1966), and founded Kenneth B. Clark & Associates (1986), a consulting firm for racially related issues. Besides Dark Ghetto (1965) he published many books and articles on the condition of African-Americans such as Prejudice and Your Child, A Possible Reality, and Pathos of Power. Clark passed away on May 1, 2005.

New York city college

a study of race relations in the United States. Clark served in the psychology department of the City College of New York from 1942 to 1975, including his terms as a professor, 1960–1970

Profile

psychologist and educator, Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born on July 24, 1914 in the Panama Canal Zone. Emigrating to New York City with his mother (1919), he studied at Howard University (1935) and Columbia University where he earned a PhD in psychology (1940). He was the first black president of the American Psychological Association.

his help for children

Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born on July 24, 1914 in the Panama Canal Zone. He was the first black president of the American Psychological Association. With his wife Mamie Phipps Clark, in 1946, he founded the North-side Center for Child Development and published a report that unmasked the psychological effects of school segregation and which was prominently cited in Brown v. Board of Education.

citations

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City College of New York. "New York City City College Of New York." PicPhotos. N.p., 03 Aug. 2008. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

Everett. "Kenneth B. Clark 1914-2005, African by Everett." Fine Art America. N.p., Nov.-Dec. 2015. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

Gregoire, Carolyn. "10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 18 Oct. 2013. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

Kenneth B. Clark (Author, Contributor), Stuart W. Cook. "Prejudice and Your Child: Kenneth B. Clark, Stuart W. Cook: 9780819561558: Amazon.com: Books." Prejudice and Your Child: Kenneth B. Clark, Stuart W. Cook: 9780819561558: Amazon.com: Books. N.p., 21 Oct. 2009. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

Letstalkirmah. "Posts about Alice Augusta Ball on Let's Talk with Irmah." Let's Talk with Irmah. N.p., Feb.-Mar. 2014. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

NAACP. "NAACP Legal Defense Fund : Defend, Educate, Empower." Brown at 60: The Doll Test | NAACP LDF. N.p., 02 Apr. 2017. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

NBC News. "Desegregation Pioneer Kenneth B. Clark Dead at 90." NBCNews.com. NBCUniversal News Group, 02 May 2005. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

NorthSIdeCenter. "Our History." Northside Center. N.p., July-Aug. 2015. Web. 02 Apr. 2017.

Raffel, Jeffrey. "Kenneth Clark." The American Mosaic: The African American Experience. ABC-CLIO, 2017. Web. 23 Mar. 2017.

Credits:

Az Quotes. "TOP 25 QUOTES BY KENNETH CLARK (of 66)." A-Z Quotes. N.p., 17 July 2013. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Blackhistoryeveryday. "Kenneth Clark." Black History Every Day. N.p., 16 Mar. 2014. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. City College of New York. "New York City City College Of New York." PicPhotos. N.p., 03 Aug. 2008. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Everett. "Kenneth B. Clark 1914-2005, African by Everett." Fine Art America. N.p., Nov.-Dec. 2015. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Gregoire, Carolyn. "10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 18 Oct. 2013. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Kenneth B. Clark (Author, Contributor), Stuart W. Cook. "Prejudice and Your Child: Kenneth B. Clark, Stuart W. Cook: 9780819561558: Amazon.com: Books." Prejudice and Your Child: Kenneth B. Clark, Stuart W. Cook: 9780819561558: Amazon.com: Books. N.p., 21 Oct. 2009. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Letstalkirmah. "Posts about Alice Augusta Ball on Let's Talk with Irmah." Let's Talk with Irmah. N.p., Feb.-Mar. 2014. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. NAACP. "NAACP Legal Defense Fund : Defend, Educate, Empower." Brown at 60: The Doll Test | NAACP LDF. N.p., 02 Apr. 2017. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. NBC News. "Desegregation Pioneer Kenneth B. Clark Dead at 90." NBCNews.com. NBCUniversal News Group, 02 May 2005. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. NorthSIdeCenter. "Our History." Northside Center. N.p., July-Aug. 2015. Web. 02 Apr. 2017. Raffel, Jeffrey. "Kenneth Clark." The American Mosaic: The African American Experience. ABC-CLIO, 2017. Web. 23 Mar. 2017.

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