Black Girlhood Matters: Experts Weigh In on the Adultification’ of Our Girls

Some things should go without saying — “children must be protected at all costs” seems like it would be one of them. However, as a new study by Georgetown Law reminds us, our babies aren’t all granted the same type of innocence.

“Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood” makes the case that Black girls are seen as less innocent than white girls by adults of all colors. This is a truth Black women and girls have contended with for decades. [READ MORE]