Study: Black Girls Viewed as Less Innocent than White Girls – The Philadelphia Tribune

A new study, titled “Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood,” suggests that adults perceive African-American girls as less innocent than white girls. According to the study, participants tended to believe that black girls needed less nurturing, comfort, and protection and that black girls knew more about sex and other adult topics than did their white counterparts. Read more.