Young Black Girls Face ‘Adultification’

A new study says black girls are viewed as more adult and needing less protection than white girls do. The impact of these impressions affect the quality of the education they receive and how severely they’re punished in school and, ultimately, the justice system. The authors of this study join us now – Dr. Jamilia Blake from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and Rebecca Epstein is here with me in our studio in Washington, D.C. Welcome.

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