Several studies have shown that whites attribute supernatural,extrasensory and magicalmental and physical qualitiesto blacks. Black children are often seen as years older than their actual age.
Darren Wilson’s testimony describing Michael Brown’s almost superhuman strength reflects common, subconscious perceptions about black people in America.  Watch the video here: Superhumanization Bias on MSNBC
According to a new study by the American Psychological Association, Black children from the ages of 10 are seen as older and less innocent than their White peers.
‘With the average age overestimation for black boys exceeding four-and-a-half years, in some cases, black children may be viewed as adults when they are just 13 years old.’
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