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

by | Nov 09, 2020 | Adultification Bias

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

Racism, Implicit Biases Negatively Impact Credibility of Domestic Violence Survivors

by | Nov 06, 2020 | Adultification Bias

My colleagues at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where I am a supervising attorney in the Domestic Violence Law Unit, and I often see that when clients of color report...

MOSES: Oversexualization of Black girls, women must stop

by | Oct 21, 2020 | Adultification Bias

The views that Black women are innately promiscuous and sexually predatory is exactly why Black girls do not have never had the liberty of being children. Instead, they are forced to...

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

by | Oct 09, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Lesson Overview Featured Article: “‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’” by Erica L. Green, Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro For years, education reform has looked at discipline disparities between...

In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias

by | Oct 06, 2020 | Adultification Bias

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 girls in D.C. public middle or high schools...

‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

by | Oct 01, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Black girls are viewed by educators as more suspicious, mature, provocative and aggressive than their white peers, said Rebecca Epstein, the executive director of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and...

“There are a lot of feelings that are going on. This isn’t something new; it’s America.”

by | Aug 05, 2020 | Schools & Pushout

This statement, by one of our Black Youth Advisors, was her reflection on the police killing of George Floyd and the history and culture of white oppression and violence against Black...

50 Black Women Share What Living In America Feels Like In Three Words

by | Aug 03, 2020 | Adultification Bias

MadameNoire, Natalie Petit-Frere In this same era, enslaved women could not testify against their masters when they raped them because they’d been deemed inherently promiscuous and therefore incapable of sexual assault...

Model Imaan Hammam speaks up about adultification of black girls

by | Aug 03, 2020 | Adultification Bias

The two-minute long video was created by the US’s Georgetown University Law Center for an initiative called “Gender Justice and Opportunity” that works to support low-income girls and girls of color....

The Racial Divide: Inequity in Education

by | Jul 23, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Even before classrooms were forced online by COVID-19, Moses says school was always a source of stress. She says her girls suffer at Wake County schools from what’s described as “adultification...