Validating cross racial identity scale
Foster, helped Bill forge a connection between psychology and African American Studies.
and return, as far as possible, to genuine African values and identity....We begin by plumbing this construct and then address appropriate racial identity functioning under the rubric of psychological Africanity.Then, hypotheses about the validity of three measures consonant with the psychological Africanity formulation, two of appropriate and one of inappropriate racial identity functioning, are investigated. In 1963 Bill graduated from the University of Denver with a BA in psychology. His text, Shades of Black (Temple University Press, 1991) is a classic in the field.