Dheeshana S. Jayasundara's research while affiliated with California State University, Fresno and other places

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This was an exploratory phenomenological study regarding experiences and perceptions about bullying among African American male adolescents (AAMAs) and their parents. The sample for this study included 16 AAMAs and 16 parents (one AAMA and one matched parent per family; N = 32). This study was designed to understand what AAMAs and their parents gle...

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... Today, many African American children continue to engage in ancestral memory through community-based cultural events, Afrocentric afterschool programs, and holiday celebrations that reflect deep-structural African values and mores (Gilbert et al., 2009;Whaley & McQueen, 2004). Recent reports have also identified that African American parents have a great deal of concern about the retention of ancestral memory among their children and how African history is not incorporated into public school education (Cronin et al., 2022;Shapiro, 2019;Shujaa, 1992). ...