Problem Of Intersectionality

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Within the community the problem of intersectionality takes place because there are black girls who experience more problems in their delinquent years. Many young black girls are “affected by social problems” (1507) that are presented to them by the communities. 70 percent of these black girls have been “exposed to some form of trauma” (1529). Most of the girls “are more likely to receive harsher punishment than boys for similar offenses” because of their inability to act like ladies. Juveniles are often treated like adult criminals but they cannot afford “the same due process rights as adult criminals” (1514). Whenever black girls are presented to the judge they have a hard time making a first impression because they are do not act like
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