Editor: Ida Rousseau Mukenge, Department of Sociology, Morehouse College

Editorial Assistant: Iretba Johnson Stoney


Editorial Board

Delores  P. Aldridge,  Emory University

Gloria Lindsey Alibaruho, Diversity, Design, Development Consultants Walter R. Alien, University of California, Los Angeles

William M. Banks, University of California, Berkeley (Emeritus)

Willie J, Belton, Georgia  Institute  of Technology

J. Herman Blake, Iowa State University

Thomas C. Calhoun, Southern Illinois University

Narviar C. Calloway, Morehouse College

Obie Clayton,  Morehouse   Research   Institute Douglas V. Davidson, Western Michigan University James Earl Davis, Temple University

Douglas Glasgow, Ear to Urban Needs Aldon Morris, Northwestern University Earl Wright, University of Central Florida

Editorial Policy: Challenge publishes scholarly papers on all issues germane to African American life with particular emphasis on African American men, their families, and theircommWlities.As the official publication ofthe Morehouse Research Institute (MRI), Challenge also publishes special issues with papers presented at MRI conferences and invited papers on selected themes announced annually. Unsolicited papers related to the themes may also be included in these special issues.

Instructions for Contributors: Articles submitted for publication in Challenge should conform to the style set forth by the American Sociological Association. See "Manuscript Preparation," in the American Sociological Review's Notice to Contributors. A Preparation Checklist   for  ASA   Manuscripts   can  be   found   at: asaguidelinesnew.pdf. Contributors should send an electronic version of the manuscript in MS Word 6.0 or higher to and two copies of the original typescript by postal mail to I. Rousseau Mukenge, Editor, Challenge, Department of Sociology, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773. Manuscripts will not be returned to authors. Unsolicited papers should be accompanied by a stamped postcard addressed to the corresponding author.

Anonymous Review. All manuscripts will undergo blind review. Authors' names should appear only on the title page. Please allow eight weeks for review and notification of acceptance.

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