April Harris-Britt

April Harris-Britt is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in child, adolescent and family issues. She received her doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she continues to serve as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.  Dr. Harris-Britt has conducted, published, and presented research on racial socialization and racial identity. Her work has been discussed in Newsweek and CNN as well as in NutureShock: New Thinking About Children. Clinically, she has trained in a variety of clinical settings and she now maintains a private practice in the area, where she works with children, adults, and families. Dr. Harris-Britt is an active member of the American Psychological Association, and the North Carolina Psychological Association. She was a hit when she spoke at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science about Race as a Social Construct and also on the topic of How to Talk to Children about Skin Color, so we invited her to share her thoughts with the world.