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#GirlhoodInterrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls' Childhood

'A new study from Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality found that adults view Black girls as less Innocent and less in need of protection than White girls, especially in the age range of 5-14. Read the report.' -- GeorgetownLawChannel
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Black Girls Are Perceived As Less Innocent Than White Girls — Starting at Age 5

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The findings build on past studies that surveyed respondents’ perceptions of black boys.

Adults view black girls as 'less innocent'

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When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults.

How Black Girls Aren’t Presumed to Be Innocent

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A new study finds that adults view them as less child-like and less in need of protection than their white peers.

Study Says Black Girls Viewed As “Less Innocent” Than White Girls

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Study Shows Black Girls Are Viewed As More Adult-Like Than White Girls A study released this week is confirming what black women across America already knewtheir adolescent bodies were seen as less innocent than white girls. The stu...

How ‘adultification’ affects young black girls

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Black girls as young as 5 are already viewed as less innocent and more grown-up than their white peers of the same age, according to new research. Adults also view black girls, particularly those ages 5 to 14 years old, as knowing m...


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