Dr. Mark Bolden, assistant professor of counseling at Trinity College will be the guest speaker for the Q&A following the Community Cinema [DC] presentation of AMERICAN DENIAL (Sunday, February 22, 5 pm) at Busboys and Poets. Dr. Bolden was honored in August by the Association of Black Psychologists with the Bobby E. Wright award for exemplary commitment to community service.
Dr. Bolden teaches counseling and education courses at Trinity including a Multicultural Counseling that explores practical and theoretical issues of counseling individuals, couples, groups, and families from diverse cultural backgrounds. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University; M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology and B.A. in Psychology from Seton Hall University. More information available at this link.
Dr. Bolden uses the Implicit Bias test (mentioned in AMERICAN DENIAL) in his classes. We encourage you to try the test for yourself and share your results at the Community Cinema screening. It will make for a very interesting conversation starter.
Link to PROJECT IMPLICIT Test: http://bit.ly/cc-iat
More information about Project Implicit
Joining Dr. Bolden is Todd S. Burroughs, Ph.D., journalist, historian, and “popular culture geek.” Burroughs received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism, and is a lifelong student of the history of Black media. He is the author of “Son-Shine On Cracked Sidewalks,” his audiobook on the 2014 Newark, N.J. mayoral election, co-author with Herb Boyd of the book “Civil Rights: Yesterday and Today,” and one of four primary authors of the book “Civil Rights Chronicle ,” both published by Legacy Publishing/Publications International. He is the o-editor with Jared Ball of the book “A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X,” published by Black Classic Press, and a contributor to several other books, including “Race And Resistance: African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century” (South End Press), “Putting The Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching” (Teaching for Change and PRRAC), “The Fifties Chronicle” (Legacy/Publishing/Publications International), and the “Ethnic Media In America” scholarly anthology series (Kendall/Hunt). More informaiton available on his blog Drums in the Global Village.”
CLIP FROM AMERICAN DENIAL: Implicit Bias Test