Too often, when academic researchers are asked to explain why the science of adolescence should be taken into account in the development of strategies to address a specific policy or practice challenge, the ratio of research summaries to specific recommendations is about 80/20. This is one of the reasons I opted out of academia.
As one of the governing advisors for the Center for the Developing Adolescent (CDA), I cannot tell you how proud I am, to recommend from a new report from the National Scientific Council on Adolescence (NSCA) which is housed at CDA.

The Intersection of Adolescent Development and Anti-Black Racism is the first of what I am confident will be a series of must-read reports from these 15 distinguished researchers from diverse fields and cultures.

This group does not mince words. Here are a few lines from the four-paragraph introduction:… Reach Full Column on Medium 
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