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Liberation of the African Mind with Baba Wade Ifagbemi Sangodare Nobles

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Movement of the People (MOP) Educational Series Presents:

The Liberation of the African Mind with Dr. Wade Ifagbemi Sangodare Nobles

Wade W. Nobles is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Africana Studies at San Francisco State University and notable pioneer of the African-American Psychology movement.
Nobles is the founder and executive director of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family, Life and Culture, Inc. in Oakland, California, an independent organization whose sole objective is the betterment of black family life and culture. The institute performs both social work and scientific research. Nobles was a founding member of the Association of Black Psychologists, where he served as national President from 1994 to 1995. An experimental social psychologist, Nobles focuses his research on such topics as African psychology, Black self-concept, African-American family dynamics, and African-centered education, healing, and spirituality. Nobles co-leads the “Enyimnyam Project,” created with the objective of connecting diasporic Africans with Africans from the continent.
Nobles has authored over 100 articles, research reports, chapters, and books, including African Psychology: Toward its Reclamation, Reascension and Revitalization, Seeking the Sakhu: Foundational Writings in African Psychology, and The Island of Memes: Haiti’s Unfinished Revolution Island of Memes, inspired by Nobles' visit to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, focuses on the roles of Haitian religion and class systems in its recovery from natural disaster and uses memes as cultural indicators.

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