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Psychologist Spotlight: Mamie Phipps Clark

By April 24, 2012

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Mamie Phipps Clark was a pioneering female psychologist who is known for her important research on race and self-concept. Her work with her husband, psychologist Kenneth Clark, played a pivotal role in the Supreme Court's ruling that segregation was unconstitutional in the famous Brown vs. the Board of Education case. While she is often overlooked or mentioned only in passing in psychology textbooks, her contributions to psychology are simply too important to ignore. Learn more about her life and legacy in this biography of Mamie Phipps Clark.

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