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To be adultified..

To be adultified is to be stripped of your pride and innocence. By telling a black girls she's too "aggressive" or "sexual" forces her into a stereotype others may never let her live down.

Resource: Cinematic Portrayal of Black Children

The media is very much complicit in how it portrays children of color and how children of color are absent from major films for children.

It may be of interest to some:
Black Children in Hollywood Cinema