Howard C. Stevenson is professor of education and Africana studies and former chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. His research publications and clinical work involve developing culturally relevant, in-the-moment, strengths-based measures and therapeutic interventions that teach emotional and racial literacy skills for families and youth and have been funded by the W.T. Grant Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, and the National Institutes of Mental Health and Child Health and Human Development. He has served for 28 years as a clinical and consulting psychologist working in poor rural and urban neighborhoodsacross the country. He is the author of Playing with Anger: Teaching Coping Skills to African American Boys through Athletics and Culture.