Francis Sumner, PhD, and Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD.

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Francis Sumner, PhD, and Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD.

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Brief biographical sketches of the first two African Americans psychologist , male and female, to get a Ph.D. in this discipline.

Francis Sumner, PhD, is referred to as the “Father of Black Psychology” because he was the first African American to receive a PhD degree in psychology.

Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD, was the first African American woman to receive her doctoral degree in psychology. Prosser was born in Texas in 1895.

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American Psychological Association

Date

2012

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“Francis Sumner, PhD, and Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD.,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed November 25, 2020, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/387.