What is the Black Child Journal?The Black Child Journal is published by the National Rites of Passage Institute and was created as a means to advocate for Black children and their families through accomplishing the following objectives:
- Provide relevant information on critical issues, history and culture that impact Black children and their families;
- Provide an in depth analysis of substantive policies and programs which can improve the overall welfare of Black children and their families;
- Provide activists, practitioners and scholars with a literary voice to share their practices, research and views which can best serve the needs of Black children and their families
Paul Hill, Jr
BLACK JOURNAL ARTICLES (2013-2018)
Published by the National Rites of Passage Institute
East Cleveland, Ohio
SUMMER, 2013, RITES OF PASSAGE: FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICES
Our Sacred Responsibility: The Raising Up of the Black Child, Wade Nobles, PH.D
Valuing Kujichagulia: A Self-Determination Theory-Based Approach To Evaluating Africentric Rites of Passage Programming, Deborah L. Wasserman, PH.D. and Jason R. Emery, PH.D.
African-Centered Rites of Passage As An Effective Tool For African American Students' Academic Success, Lathardus Goggins II, ED.D
Rites of Passage: The "Rite To Success" For African American Girls, Jacquelyn F. Green, PH.D
Photo Essay of the Tsrupke and Gefia in the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa, Useji Eugene Perkins
Bethany House Academy: A Pan-African, African-Centered Model For Implementing An International Rites of Passage Program For Urban Adolescent African-American Males, Anthony B. Mitchell, PH.D
The Rites of Passage: As A Cultural Retooling Process For Black Youth In Their Adolescent To Adulthood Transition, Lance Williams, PH.D
Rites of Passage In Prison Settings: Interrupting Rituals Of Mass Incarceration, Randolph G. Potts, PH.D
Rites of Passage From A Biblical And Socio-Cultural Perspective With A View Toward Helping African-American Faith-Based Institutions To Achieve Cultural Integrity And Spiritual Transformation, Nolan Shaw, PH.D
Themes Or Topics In Rites of Passage Curriculum, Jerry Watson, PHDMSW, Troy Harden, ED.D, LCSW and Gregory Watson, PH.D, LCSW
Adolescent Rites of Passage: History, Backgrounds, Goals, Mafori Moore, Gwen Gilyard, Karen King-King, Nsenga Warfield-Coppock, PH.D
Creating And Supporting The Village To Raise The Child, Paul Hill, Jr, MSW, LISW
SPRING, 2014, THE ARTS AND BLACK CHILD
Art: Hard Words and Clear Songs, The Writing Of Black Poetry By Haki R. Madhubuti
The Rite of Dance, Melissa Michaels, ED.D
Developing Dramatic Material For Black Children, Useni Eugene Perkins
The Absence Of African American Dance In School Dance/Physical Education Curricula, Frank Ross
The Story Of Me, Kahabi Ganka Isangula, M.D., M.P.H.
Nurturing the Artistic Spirit Of Black Children Through Creative Community Parenting, Amira Millicent Davis, PH.D
Strong Art Strong Youth: An Investigation On Strengthening And Promoting Equitable Out-Of-School Time Youth Programs In Baltimore City, Fanon Hill, Peter Bruun
Storytelling For Life: How Storytelling Serves The Overall Development Of Black Children And Their Struggle To Survival, Edith Mcloud Armstrong
The Art Of Teaching Culturally Specific Drama To Youth, Runako Page
Sankofa Village For The Arts: Building A New African Village For The Future Generations, Anthony B. Mitchell, PhD, Moses Perkins, Darrell D. Baldwin, Arnell Glover-Page
Developing Future Positive Citizens, Naomi E. Millender-Page
Art As Method: A Crafted Counter Story Of Urban Experiences And Implications For Educating Black Youth, Vanessa M. Jones, PH.D
WINTER, 2014, THE BLACK CHILD--FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
Clothed In Our Right Mind, Paul Hill, Jr, MSW, LISW
Growing Up In The Midst Of Violence: Exploring Its Impact On Children, Natasha Harris
Mothering The Afrikan Community, Amir Millicent Davis, PHD
Project Eighteen: A Pilot Community Prevention Program, Michael Edwards, ED.D and Gloria Jackson Bacon, M.D., M.P.H.
African American Grandparents 2014: Grand families Gain Momentum, Jacquelyn F. Green, PH.D
Cultural Policy: The Missing Tool In The Development Of Black Community Agency And Empowerment, Hubert Jackson-Lawman, PH.D, Barbara Haile, D.S.W
FALL, 2015, SELF DETERMINATION
Looking From the Bridge: The Road Behind And The Road Ahead, Paul Hill, Jr, MSW, LISW
Kujichagulia--Self-Determination: A Culturally Appropriate Community and Family Driven and Asset-Based Youth Reclamation Project, Jerry Watson, PH.D and Gregory Washington, PH.D
Physical, Mental & Spiritual Practices Needed For Optimal Self-Determination, Jacquelyn Green
The Avalon Carver Community Center's Winners Sankofa Project: An Evaluation Of An African-Centered Model Of Culturally Specific Alcohol, Tobacco And Other Drug Prevention Youth Practice, Darnell Bell, Phillip Nunn, Anthony B. Mitchell, PH.D
Literature Of Combat Poetry Of Afrikan Liberation Movements, Useni Eugene Perkins
SPRING, 2016, GUARDIANS OF THE GENERATIONS
Tactics That Work: African American Diaspora Space Families And Guardians of the Generations, Deborah Wasserman, PH.D, Fanon Hill
We Are Ancestors (An Anthem for the Maroon People), Farika Berhane
Compromised Parenting and Community Violence in the African American Community, William Oliver, PH.D
Community Parenting: Recreating an Approach to the success of Black Youth, Jacquelyn F. Green, PH.D
The Role of Grandfathers, Paul Hill, Jr, MSW, LISW
WINTER, 2016 RACISM (WHITE SUPREMACY) AND THE BLACK CHILD
Photo Collage of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing With Family, Friends, and Colleagues
My Personal Reflection By Lorne Cress Love
The Significance of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing's Paradigm For African/Black Psychology, Kobi Kambon, PH.D
Codes of Behavioral Conduct for Black Children, Neely Fuller
Praise Song For Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Our Race Champion, Mama Marimba Ani
The Cress Welsing Institute of Psychiatry And Social Research: Unparalleled Mechanism For Learning, Healing, And Problem Solving, Sabrina Johnson
Creative Expressions, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing
Melodies for Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Camara Jules P. Harrell
The Intergenerational Power and Impact of Frances Cress Welsing's Theory of Color Confrontation, Kmt G. Shockley and Leniles Frazer
"I Guess I Trust My Kid's School": Parent-Teacher Relationship and Parental Involvement Practices of Low-Income African American Mothers, Dina C. Walker-Devose, PH.D.
Freedom Requires Vigilance, Sala D. Damali
Roots of The Maafa: The Origins of White Supremacy Racism in Slavery in the U.S, Anthony Mitchell, ED.D
SUMMER, 2017, EDUCATION AND THE BLACK CHILD
Conceptual Confusion and the Persistence of Group Oppression Through Education, Asa Hilliard, PH.D.
A Psychological Theory of Educating the Black Child, Bobby Wright, PH.D.
Society First, Kiahro Hilton
Strength in Families: The Journey Project Model for Engaging Low Income Black Families in Children's Education, Deborah Wasserman, PH.D, Ayize Shawn J. Sabater and Fanon Hill
Experiencing Culture, Encouraging Learning: The National African American Museum of History and Culture, Elizabeth Clark-Lewis, PH.D.
The Emergence of Social Emotional Learning and the Implications for the Black Child, Larthardus Goggins II, ED.D.
Zora Reminded Me to Apologize: The Aya's Family-Lore Project, Wekesa O. Madzimoyo
African Education: Engine For Our Liberation, Mzee Sanyika Anwisye
Educating Children and Youth of African American Descent in the 21st Century, Bernida Thompson, PH.D.
SPRING, 2018, HEALTH AND THE BLACK CHILD
Memorial Tribute to Lerone Bennett, Jr
Building African American Family Strengths With An Afrocentric Foundation, Wade Nobles, PH.D
What Resilient Adolescents Know, Lonna P. Gordon, M.D., PHARMD.
Traumatic Stress and Children, Carl Bell. M.D.
Black Men and Suicide: A Phenomenon or An Escape, Paul Hill, Jr, MSW, LISW
Optimal Health for Our Families, Jawara Hunter, M.D.
African American Pre-Adolescent and Adolescent Perceptions of Health Risk Factors, Le’ Roy E. Reese, PH.D
FALL, 2018, INTERNATIONAL RITES OF PASSAGE
Memorial Tribute to Sharon McBean-Antonio
The Rites of Passage For African Boys, Robin Walker, BSC (HONS) Economics
“I Found My Tribe: An Evaluation of Woodgreen Community Services Rites of Passage Program, Tana Turner, M.A.
African Heritage Education, Racial Socialization and Resilience, MSW, Christine A. Davis, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Practiced Based Research Paper (2012)
African Inspired Rites of Passage in Practice and for People of African Descent: Critical Lessons Learned and Cultivated by Practitioners..When There is No Village, Larthardus Goggins II, ED.D & Terrence Shelton, M.S. ED
Footsteps in The Forest Rites of Passage At The Marlowe Wilderness Retreat, Paul Reid
Parents and Afrocentric Processes, The Need for Parents from the African Diaspora In the UK to Experience Afrocentric Transformation Processes, Eli Anderson, Marleen Joseph & Clifton McDonald
ToolKit#5 Afrikan American Theory, Practice and Curriculum: Selected Resources for Serious Afrikan Practitioners of Afrikan and Afrikan American Rites of Passage Programs, Atiba Coppock, PH.D