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Kristin Henning provides important background on the concept of adolescence and how teens’ experience of those year is shaped by our country’s racialized understanding of youthfulness. Bringing 25 years of experience as a public defender for youth in DC, Professor Henning discusses how some teenage behavior is criminalized and some is indulged.

YouTube thumbnail shows V. Spatz and Kris Henning in conversation (laughing about something)

More about Kristin Henning, her teaching and writing.

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