Psychology-1101 Chapter 1

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Who was Francis Cecil Sumner?

The first African american to earn a PH.D. in psychology; chaired psychology department at Howard university; known as the "father" of African American psychology

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Psychology 1101 Chapter 1
Psychology-1101 Chapter 1
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