Board of Education. His findings illustrated that children showed preference for white dolls from as early as three years old. Thus, he concluded segregation was psychologically damaging which played a role in the Supreme Court decision in outlawing segregation. Additionally he was the first black president of the American Psychological Association. Helped establish the psychology department at Howard University to train African American Psychologists. Sumner completed vast amount of research which counteracted racism and bias in psychological studies of African Americans.
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New Faculty Member Wins Bancroft Dissertation Prize | Teachers College, Columbia University
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Kenneth Bancroft Clark July 14, — May 1, and Mamie Phipps Clark April 18, — August 11,  were American psychologists who as a married team conducted research among children and were active in the Civil Rights Movement. They were known for their s experiments using dolls to study children's attitudes about race. The Clarks testified as expert witnesses in Briggs v. Elliott , one of five cases combined into Brown v.