Monday, 25 July 2016 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • When Play Is Criminalized: Racial Disparities in Childhood

    By Eisa Nefertari Ulen, Truthout | Report

    2016.7.25.Playground.mainRacial disparities in the way children are allowed to play denies many Black kids an important childhood right. (Photo: Stefano Brivio / Flickr)

    Institutionalized racism in schools and implicit bias in public parks and playgrounds deny Black and Brown children the fundamental right to engage in free play, which can lead to lifelong inequities in health and human development, the literature shows.

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