A study found adults see black girls as ‘less innocent,’ shocking everyone but black moms

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A Georgetown University study showing that black girls in the United States are perceived by adults as much less innocent than white girls has created a lot of buzz this summer. The study released last month, “Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood,” identifies several well-researched reasons for the disparity. Black girls, according to the study, are adultified, sexualized and deemed overly aggressive from a young age.

This news was a shock to everyone but black mothers, who live with this truth every day…

Continued on Washington Post

 

1 thought on “A study found adults see black girls as ‘less innocent,’ shocking everyone but black moms”

  1. I am so interested in reading your comments that I am now compelled to buy a subscription to Washington Post online!!! I had not heard of the law school report until I saw your article ( which I can’t open to continue reading!!) Keep the intriguing articles coming!!!

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