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Naomi Wadler

Help me raise awareness of how Black girls are treated in this country. This amazing and scary study has been released today from the folks @GtownLawPovCntr. Listen to Black girls! #EndAdultificationBias

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

Research has already shown that black girls are seen by adults as less childlike than white girls. This phenomenon, known as “adultification,” was first documented two years ago by researchers at Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality. Now, a followup study reveals that, not surprisingly, black girls and women sharply feel the impact of