Editor: Ida Rousseau Mukenge, Department of Sociology, Morehouse College Managing Editor: Dr. Obie Clayton, Jr.

Editorial Assistant: lretha Johnson Stoney, Morehouse Research Institute

Editorial Board Delores  P. Aldridge,  Emory University

Gloria Lindsey Alibaruho,  East African  Institute for Social Transformation Walter R. Allen, University of California, Los Angeles). Herman Blake, Iowa State University  (Emeritus) Thomas C. Calhoun,  Southern  Illinois University Narviar C. Calloway, Clark Atlanta University Obie Clayton, Morehouse College/M.orehouse  Research  Institute Douglas V. Davidson, Western Michigan University James Earl Davis, Temple University Douglas Glasgow, Ear m Urban Needs Aldan Morris, Northwestern University George Roberts, Centers for Disease Comrol and Prevention Said Sewell, University of West Georgia Earl Wright, II, Texas Southern University

Editorial Policy: Challenge publishes scholarly papers on all issues germane to African American life. Particular emphasis is placed on African American men, their fami lies, and their communities. As the official publication of the Morehouse Research Institute (MRI), Challenge also publishes special issues with papers presented at MRI conferences and invited papers on selected themes. Unsolicited papers related to the themes may also be included in 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:    Contributors should send an electronic version of the manuscript  in MS Word to imukenge®  and Two copies of the original typescript should be sent 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 notifi cation of acceptance.

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