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May 24, 2019Adultification Bias

Georgetown Study Shows Racism Erases Black Girls’ Childhoods Due To ‘Adultification’.

Rachel Herron

When Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report in 2017 showing adults view Black girls as less childlike than white...

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May 23, 2019Adultification Bias

‘They are totally overlooked’: Young black girls viewed as less innocent, study finds. To that, I cry foul.

Darcel Rockett

If you were to write a letter to your childhood self, knowing everything you know now, what would it say? If you’re black...

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May 22, 2019Restorative Justice Practices

Patriarchy In Prison: Exploring The Challenges Facing Incarcerated Women.

Amanda Magnus & Frank Stasio

Rebecca Epstein shares her research into how the perception that black girls are more adult-like and less innocent than their white counterparts could...

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May 21, 2019Adultification Bias

Georgetown Law’s New Study Sheds Light on African American Women Affected by Adultification Bias.

After a 2017 Girlhood Interrupted study that revealed adults view black girls as more adult-like, Georgetown Law conducted a follow-up study that finds...

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May 19, 2019Adultification Bias

Adultification Bias: Study Shows Black Girls Are Treated More Harshly Than White Peers Of The Same Age.

Bossip Staff

Kudos to Jamilia J. Blake and Rebecca Epstein, who recently released their findings in a study on behalf of the Georgetown Law Center...

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May 17, 2019Adultification Bias

Research Confirms that Black Girls Feel the Sting of Adultification Bias Identified in Earlier Georgetown Law Study.

Janie Ginocchio

Nationally, black girls are suspended more than five times as often white girls, and black girls are 2.7 times more likely to be...

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May 17, 2019Adultification Bias

Entertainment News Black Girls Detail Harsh Consequences Of Being Seen As Older Than White Peers.

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A new report details the negative consequences suffered by black women and girls when people perceive them as older than their white peers....

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May 17, 2019Adultification Bias

A Childhood Erased: Black Girls and Women Discuss Harsher Punishments Due to “Adultification”.

WAMU

A new report reveals findings from focus groups that examined whether a 2017 study aligns with the real lives of black girls and...

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May 17, 2019Adultification Bias

Black Girls Detail Harsh Consequences Of Being Seen As Older Than White Peers.

Sarah Ruiz-Grossman

Choosing to focus specifically on black girls, the 2017 study found that adults saw black girls ages 5-19 as in need of less...

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May 16, 2019Adultification Bias

A Childhood Erased: Black Girls And Women Discuss Harsher Punishments Due To ‘Adultification’.

Sasha-Ann Simons

Research has already shown that adults view young black girls as older and less innocent than their white peers. Now, the Center on...

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May 16, 2019Adultification Bias

A new report shows how racism and bias deny black girls their childhoods.

P.R. Lockhart

It’s long been suspected that black girls are perceived as more adult-like and less innocent than white girls in school and other environments,...

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May 16, 2019Adultification Bias

What It’s Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl.

Kimberly Lawson

“Kathleen got so frustrated with Kelly playing with me, so intensely angry, that she grabbed my arm and ran her nails down my...

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May 15, 2019Adultification Bias

Study: Black Girls Feel the Impact of ‘Adultification,’ Especially in School.

Tracy Clark-Flory

dultification,” was first documented two years ago by researchers at Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality. Now, a followup study reveals that,...

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May 15, 2019Adultification Bias

Adults Are Failing Black Girls By Believing This Harmful Bias, According To New Research.

Michelle Stein

A new study from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality has found that black girls regularly experience something called adultification bias. In...

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May 14, 2019Restorative Justice Practices

What can be done to stop the criminalization of black girls? Rebuild the system.

Monica Rhor

dvocates and researchers say there are ways to close that gap — and to make sure that black girls are not being pushed...

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May 14, 2019Restorative Justice Practices

Pushed out and punished: One woman’s story shows how systems are failing black girls

Monica Rhor

African American girls don’t misbehave more or commit more serious infractions, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same...

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