Organization Apologizes for its Role in Perpetuating Racism
The American Psychological Association issued the apology
The American Psychological Association issued an apology to people of color on Friday for its role in perpetuating systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S.
“For the first time, APA and American psychology are systematically and intentionally examining, acknowledging and charting a path forward to address their roles in perpetuating racism,” APA President Jennifer Kelly said in a statement.
The association called past attempts to apologize for its responsibility in upholding racism "unsuccessful." The resolution was adopted by APA's legislative body, which is made up of its board of directors, APA members representing various states and members who represent ethnic psychological associations.
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