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How The Adultification Bias Contributes To Black Trauma

by | Apr 26, 2021 | Uncategorized

“Examining patterns of police treatment towards Black youth highlights a prominent issue: the adultification bias, which is the phenomenon where adults perceive Black youth as being older than they actually are....

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

by | Apr 26, 2021 | Adultification Bias

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