Adultification Bias

Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality

Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality's website featuring their work to address how adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers. The quantitative data, collected under the leadership of Dr. Jamilia Blake, showed that even in the age bracket of 5-9 years old, adults perceive Black girls as needing less nurturing, protection, and comforting than white girls of the same age, and that they’re more independen