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3rd National Conference on 
African/Black Psychology

Reflections on the work of Dr Na'Im Akbar
November 2-3, 2012

Dr. Na'im AkbarThe Florida A&M University Department of Psychology is pleased to announce the third National Conference on African/Black Psychology, which will be held November 2-3, 2012 on the campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU).

Na'im Akbar has been described by Essence magazine as "one of the world's preeminent African American Psychologist and a pioneer in the development of an African Centered approach to modern psychology".  He is a graduate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan, a former president of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) and former chair of the Department of Psychology at Morehouse College.  He also served as Research Associate in Clinical Psychology in Florida State University.  Dr. Akbar currently serves as Executive Director of his publishing company Mind Productions and Associations as well as President of his Akbar Consultant's firm in Tallahassee, Florida.  He has been interviewed on several occasions: the Oprah Winfrey Show, National Public Radio, Tony Brown's Journal, each of the State of the Black Unions, and many other national network appearances.

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