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Pushed Out and Punished: One Woman’s Story Shows How Systems Are Failing Black Girls

Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers. Read more.

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…