Dr Frankie Denise Powell

There are 17 included publications by Dr Frankie Denise Powell :

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The Face of Diabeties in Robeson County 2016 236 Diabetes affects millions around the world. Here in Robeson County 13.3% of the population has diabetes. This rate is four times higher than the rate of North Carolina as a whole, and five times higher than the national average. Yet few residents u...
Family Breast Cancer Education: A Model for African American Women 2008 5699 The purpose of this study, funded by the American Cancer Society, was to increase knowledge and understanding, i.e., the willingness and ability to discuss, of breast cancer in southern minority women and their families. A family model of health educ...
Health Disparities 2013 229 Presentation at the 2013 Building Bridges Conference that was held at UNC Pembroke in July 2013. According to the presenter, there are many disparities across the United States when it comes to the health care system. Dr. Harold Freeman, the Associat...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks 2011 757 Respected science writer Rebecca Skloot unearths the story of the African American woman from Baltimore, Maryland, whose virulent strain of cervical cancer cells were harvested and grown for medical research. Black history, health disparities, and be...
The Latham Way: Implications 2011 222 This paper is a case study of the impact of a community-based, collaborative, mentoring intervention on the academic and personal success of a group of 32 students who were enrolled in Rowland Hill Latham Elementary School in the Winston-Salem/Forsyt...
Making HERstory: A Black Women's Panel 2019 28 AAUW and the NAACP hosted a panel of African American female professors discussing discrimination, human rights, stereotypes, being a double minority, and gender equity.
Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, Uplift, and Elementary Students: An Example of School and Community Collaboration 2007 3163 Dr. Larry D. Fields, the former principal of Rowland H. Latham Elementary, led the development of a complementary learning model that became known as the Latham Way. The Latham Way produced remarkable academic success among poor minority students. Th...
The Musical Activism of Sweet Honey in the Rock 2019 37 Sweet Honey in The Rock is an African-American women’s a capella group that is almost 50 years old. While the ensemble has a repertoire that includes Negro spirituals, blues, and gospel songs, it also addresses international social issues, women’s op...
"Perinatal Depression in Minority and Underserved Rural Women" 2012 743 Perinatal depression is defined as major and minor depressive episodes that occur either during pregnancy or within the first 12 months following delivery. As the number of individuals with depressions rises globally, the number of new mothers with ...
Questions & Answers (Addressing the Achievement Gap) 2002 3618 In Questions & Answers, we speak with Eric Cooper of the National Urban Alliance for effective education and Frankie Powell from the Maya Angelou Institute. They discuss two distinct approaches to address the achievement gap, Cooper focusing on align...
The Role of Minority Serving Institutions in Developing Researchers 2013 63159 Minority Serving Institutions serve to education students from underrepresented groups
Saving Ourselves: A Rural Breast Cancer Education Project 2010 1099 It is difficult to understand breast cancer disparities without some explanation of their context. According to the most recent data, mortality rates continue to decline in European American women. For example, in the decade of 2001-2004, the rate de...
Training the Person of the Therapist in an Academic Setting 2009 5996 Drexel University’s Couple and Family Therapy Department recently introduced a formal course on training the person of a therapist. The course is based on Aponte’s Person-of-the-Therapist Training Model that up until now has only been applied in priv...
What Do Minority Populations in Robeson County, NC Tell about Their Understanding of Diabetes? 2014 335 Social variables influence quality of life of ethnic minority populations with diabetes in rural, southeastern North Carolina. This interpretive research study seeks to understand the diabetes experiences of these populations in a county with a major...
"What's Love Got to Do with It?" 2012 371 Dr. Frankie Powell and Dr. E. Brooke Kelly presented on the topic of Marriage as a Social Institution.Their presentation de-constructed the commonly held definition of marriage and discussed the implications for young adults. This presentation looks ...
Woke!... Now What? 2016 352 The importance of diversity. What is your wake-up call? Where do you go from here? You join organizations, do your research, read, attend classes, show up to important events, volunteer, and vote.
Zora Neal Hurston, An Exemplar of Intersectionality of Black Womanhood, Professionalism, and Artistic Talent 2019 48 Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), the most prominent of the Harlem Renaissance women writers, was unique because her social and professional connections were not limited to literature but encompassed theatre, dance, film, anthropology, folklore, music,...