• How Online Racism Affects Black And Brown Kids' Grades In School

    1 day ago - By News One

    The big idea
    Online racial discrimination or harassment has a negative effect on the academic and emotional well-being of students of color. That is the key finding from a study I published recently in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
    For the study, I surveyed 356 Black and Hispanic teens across the U.S. I analyzed their responses to questions about their social media use and experiences. I also asked about their mental health and beliefs about their academic potential. The adolescents were 16 years old on average.
    Girls in this study had on average one to three more social media...
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