Description For Black Womxn
I remember being told that I had child bearing hips in sixth grade by my White male youth pastor. And I know all too well that you had and have experiences like this too. From that weird family friend or your gross employer. And I know you still feel it, because I feel it too. It’s the weight of societal standards that tell you you’re something you’re not, and wasn’t even trying to be. The expectations that lead them to believe your abuser over you. This shouldn’t be happening, we never asked for this, but it is happening, and I believe you.
Description For ‘Eerbody Else
The problem is, you’d never admit to believing a Black girl is more aggressive or sexually mature than their White peers. But see, research “confirms that Black girls feel the sting of adultification bias.” This means that Black girls receive harsher treatment and higher standards in school, they are hyper sexualized and less believed in cases of sexual assault, they are required by you to “fix” their aggressive behavior in making them more passive, and educators and authorities treat Black girls more inappropriately. So yea, it’s a problem.