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Influence of the Media on the Possible Selves of African American Adolescent Girls
Possible selves represent individuals’ thoughts about who they can become in their future and are particularly salient during adolescence (Oyserman, 2006). These future focused selves include hoped for possible selves-- ...
Perceived Discrimination and Suicide Ideation: Moderating Roles of Anxiety Symptoms and Ethnic Identity among Asian American, African American, and Hispanic Emerging Adults
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It is more common among emerging adults than among older adults (CDC, 2014). Two factors that have received empirical support as independent predictors ...
From Hate Crimes to Activism: Race, Sexuality, and Gender in the Texas Anti-Violence Movement
This study combines the methodologies of political and grassroots social history to explain the unique set of conditions that led to the passage of the James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act in Texas. In 2001, the socially ...