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Tag: Elan Hope

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Sep 15, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

A new study from NC State and the University of Virginia finds that experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

Feb 21, 2019

Black History Month 2019: Meet Elan Hope and Blair Kelley

February is Black History Month, a vital opportunity to honor black legacies, histories and accomplishments. It’s also a chance to amplify ongoing research into the black experience. 

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Dec 18, 2018

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

A new study from NC State psychologists finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender. 

Nov 27, 2018

Parents Can Help Kids Stand Up To Bullying

Research by NC State psychologists Kelly Lynn Mulvey and Elan Hope shows that children who have good relationships and an open line of communication with their parents are most able to prevent bullying before it happens. 

Oct 20, 2016

Study Examines Student Involvement in Racial Justice Movements

A new study finds that women college students are more active than men in racial justice movements — and that what drives Black students to engage is different from what drives Latino students. 

Jun 6, 2016

Helping Youth Cope with the Consequences of Discrimination

Be proud of being Black, take care of your mental health, and find constructive ways to confront institutional racism. That’s the advice that a team of psychology researchers has for young African-American adults who are dealing with the consequences of racial discrimination — and tips they want to share with psychologists, counselors and health care professionals who work with young African-Americans.