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"Skin Color" Museum Tour and Discussion with Althea Jones

Presented by Akron Soul Train and Cummings Center for the History of Psychology at The University of Akron at Unknown

Feb 21 2024

Join artist Althea Jones and the Cummings Center for a specialized tour and discussion on race, skin color, and the history of psychology.

Join artist Althea Jones and the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology for a specialized tour and moderated discussion on the subjects of race, skin color, and the history of psychology. Visitors will engage with the complex history of race and psychological science through the Cummings Center’s National Museum of Psychology, followed by a behind-the-scenes look at Jones’ new collaborative work: Skin Color.

This event is presented in partnership with Akron Soul Train.

Limited space is available for this tour and registration is required.

Program 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Visitors will explore the National Museum of Psychology through the Cummings Center’s guided Race & Psychology Tour, which examines the power of psychological science to both reinforce and resist systems of racial injustice. The interactive tour explores histories of diagnosis, institutionalization, intelligence testing, and racial profiling alongside the powerful contributions of psychologists of color ... view more »


Free admission, registration is required.

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