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A new study has been released which says that black girls are viewed as “less innocent” and more “adult-like” than white girls. According to Bossip, in the study,

“Girlhood Interrupted,” which was released by Georgetown’s Law Center on Poverty and Equality, the data discovered that adults view black girls between the ages of 5 and 14-years-old to be “less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers.”

Adults also felt that black girls need less nurturing, less protection and need to be comforted less. Black girls are additionally seen as more independent than their white peers.

This is sad.  Save our girls.  Protect our girls.

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