Black teens face racial discrimination multiple times daily, suffer depressive symptoms as a result

Black teens face racial discrimination multiple times daily, suffer depressive symptoms as a result

“Racial teasing is important because it is one of the most common ways adolescents communicate about race,” English noted. “Critically, young people and adults, such as teachers, often see this teasing as harmless and choose not to address it. Our results, however, show several types of racial teasing are harmful for black adolescents.”

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