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Cross, William E., Jr. (1940-)

  • By: Frank C. Worrell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

William E. Cross, Jr., is an African American social psychologist who is best known for his Nigrescence model of Black racial identity. The power of Cross's original Nigrescence model, which was first articulated in 1971, is evident by its adoption in ...

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