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Black Girl Adolescence

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Black girls are thrust out of adolescence and into adulthood at must faster rates than their non-Black peers.

Research shows that as early as preschool, Black girls are treated as someone older than they are, are more likely to face harsher punishments, and are expected to take on levels of responsibility that exceed their years.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, the consequences of adultification and efforts to improve life outcomes for Black girls in Central Ohio.

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