Contains research materials related to the 1993-1994 study on "The Impact of the Police Beating of Rodney King on the Attitudes
and Behaviors of African American Youth in South Central Los Angeles." The majority of the collection consists of recorded
interviews and transcripts with community leaders and African-American youth. The collection also contains the research protocol,
supplementary research materials and selected publications.
Dr. Jewelle Taylor Gibbs is the Zellerbach Family Fund Professor of Social Policy, Community Change and Practice (Emerita)
at the School of Social Welfare, University at California at Berkeley. In 1955, Dr. Gibbs received her B.A (cum laude) in
Social Relations (specializing in Behavioral Sciences) at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1970, she received
her M.S.W. in Psychiatric Social Work at UC Berkeley. In 1976 and 1980 respectively, she completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in
Clinical Psychology also at UC Berkeley. Currently, she is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the psychological
problems of adolescents as well as the social and mental health issues of working-class and ethnic minority populations.
3 document boxes (1.5 linear feet)
4 oversize boxes
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