Amos N. Wilson

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Amos N. Wilson (September 19,1941 – January 14, 1995) was an African-American author.

He was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1941. He held positions as a Social Caseworker, Psychological Counselor, Supervising Probation Officer, Training Administrator in the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice, and Assistant Professor of Psychology at the City University of New York.

He wrote several books including:

  • The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child (NY: Africana Research Publications, 1978),
  • The Falsification of Afrikan Consciousness: Eurocentric History, Psychiatry and the Politics of White Supremacy (NY: Afrikan World InfoSystems, 1993),
  • Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children (NY: Afrikan World InfoSystems, 1992),
  • Black-on-Black Violence: The Psychodynamic of Black Self-Annihilation in Service of White Domination (NY: Afrikan World InfoSystems, 1990),
  • Understanding Black Male Adolescent Violence: Its Prevention and Remediation (NY: Afrikan World InfoSystems, 1992), and
  • Blueprint for Black Power: A Moral, Political and Economic Imperative for the Twenty-First Century (NY: Afrikan World InfoSystems, 1998).