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April 26, 2021Uncategorized

How The Adultification Bias Contributes To Black Trauma

Janice Gassam Asare

“Examining patterns of police treatment towards Black youth highlights a prominent issue: the adultification bias, which is the phenomenon where adults perceive Black...

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April 26, 2021Adultification Bias

‘It’s More Than Just Tragic’: Ma’Khia Bryant and the Burden of Black Girlhood

Alisha Haridasani Gupta

“Because of layers of gendered racism, adults tend to view Black girls as more threatening, more aggressive, more mature and less innocent than...

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April 08, 2021Restorative Justice Practices

New Journal Publication: The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law

Thalia González

“The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law,” recently published by Senior Scholar Thalia González, analyzes restorative justice infrastructure across the country. ...

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March 03, 2021Schools & Pushout

Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones

Did you miss our webinar on Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones? Check out the recording of this informative, inspiring...

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November 09, 2020Adultification Bias

Analysis: In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias. What the Research Shows, and What’s Being Done to Stop It

Brooke LePage

As a result, Black girls are often either suspended for violating dress code policies or pulled out of the classroom to change their...

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November 06, 2020Adultification Bias

Racism, Implicit Biases Negatively Impact Credibility of Domestic Violence Survivors

Tuozhi Lorna Zhen

My colleagues at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where I am a supervising attorney in the Domestic Violence Law Unit, and I...

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October 21, 2020Adultification Bias

MOSES: Oversexualization of Black girls, women must stop

Hope Moses

The views that Black women are innately promiscuous and sexually predatory is exactly why Black girls do not have never had the liberty...

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October 09, 2020Adultification Bias

Lesson of the Day: ‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

Nicole Daniels

Lesson Overview Featured Article: “‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’” by Erica L. Green, Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro For years,...

Read the Full Lesson in The New York Times

October 06, 2020Adultification Bias

In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias

Brooke LePage

The NWLC released a 2018 report titled “Dress Coded: Black Girls, Bodies, and Bias in D.C. Schools” that detailed their findings from interviews with Black...

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September 21, 2020Juvenile Justice

INSIGHT: Handcuffs Over Homework—The Criminalization of Black Girls

Rebecca Epstein & Yasmin Vafa

Just as the killing of George Floyd and others provided the catalyst to open Americans’ eyes to systemic police violence against the Black...

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September 14, 2020Adultification Bias

When A Black Teenager Killed Her Rapist, Kenosha Had No Tolerance For Vigilante Justice.

Leah Carroll

Black girls meanwhile, find far less empathy. They are routinely seen as older than they are, and sexualized by society at a young...

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September 14, 2020Adultification Bias

Stop Calling Young Black Girls “Grown.” They’re Kids.

Tiffany D. Jackson

As we saw after the R. Kelly documentary, people will lay blame on everyone and everything rather than the responsible party—the perpetrator, the...

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September 14, 2020Adultification Bias

How the Adultification of Black Girls Is Stealing Their Childhoods and Derailing Their Futures.

Andrea Reindl

In Blake’s study, Black women shared anecdotal evidence of the challenges they faced when simply interacting with teachers at school. “he minute that...

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September 02, 2020Adultification Bias

Through doll play, an L.A. therapist reminds Black girls of their innocence.

Laura Newberry

The seeds for the doll group were planted in spring 2019, when Curry had just begun giving one-on-one therapy to girls in need...

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August 26, 2020Adultification Bias

The Reaction to Megan Thee Stallion’s Alleged Shooting Is Misogynoir in Action: Experts.

Manisha Krishnan

“It grows out of this idea about our humanity and that we are seen as less than human, not actually women, some other...

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August 21, 2020Juvenile Justice

What Fuels the Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison-Pipeline

Hallie Parker and Chloe Johnson

“There’s a hostility that’s often there. If you are deferential and submissive you get a little better treatment,” said Chapman. “But anytime you...

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