About Association of Black Sociologists
Association of Black Sociologists, Black Sociologists Association of Black Sociologists he Association of Black Sociologists is committed to scholarship, mentoring, service, and social justice. ABS Mission Our mission is to build a tradition of scholarship and service, informed by the interests of historically disenfranchised groups in general and Black/African American people in particular. Key ABS Objectives Enhance the transmission of sociological knowledge to Black and other historically disenfranchised groups; Provide perspectives for the analysis of the experiences of Blacks and other minority groups as well as knowledge for understanding and resolving the varied problems these groups confront; Stimulate and improve the quality of sociological research, teaching, and service; Promote a substantial increase in the numbers of professionally trained Black/minority sociologists and encourage their active participation in all areas of sociology; Promote the individual and collective interests of Black/minority sociologists; and Protect the professional rights and safeguard the civil rights of Black/minority sociologists against repression that may arise from their epistemological perspectives and/or activities related to the aforementioned objectives.
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