Article Summary Table – Racial Identity


For this assignment, you will provide a summary of the three articles that you have been assigned on this topic. Additionally, you will provide a 4th summary of an article on the topic that you locate in the scholarly psychology literature. This article must have been published in the last 5 years. The summaries will be provided in the attached template. 

You will locate one article in the scholarly psychology literature on the topic from the last 5 years. This article should be found in PsychInfo or PsychArticles database. You must submit a PDF copy of the article with your completed template (Microsoft Word document required for template).

Please review the grading rubric for this assignment. Please note you will not be eligible for 20/50 points if the PDF copy of the article that you located is not submitted. 

The template includes a very good example of a summary written by a student. I have also uploaded a PDF of the article summarized so you can see the relationship between article and summary. 

Articles MUST BE peer-reviewed and empirical. The article your locate may not been any of the articles from the course reading list. 


Chambers, J. W., Kambon, K., Birdsong, B. D., Brown, J., Dixon, P., & Robbins-Brinson, L. (1998). Africentric cultural identity and the stress experience of African American college students. Journal of Black Psychology, 24(3), 368-396. doi: 10.1177/00957984980243007

Parham, T. A., & Helms, J. E. (1985). Relation of racial identity attitudes to self-actualization and affective states of Black students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 32(3), 431-440.

Sellers, R. M., Smith, M. A., Shelton, J. N., Rowley, S. J., & Chavous, T. M. (1998). Multidimensional model of racial identity: A reconceptualization of African American racial identity. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2(1), 18-39.

*all PDF’s are attached*