Rutgers Professor Says Ma’Khia Bryant Was ‘Adultified’ Because 'She Was a Big Girl'

Rutgers Professor Says Ma’Khia Bryant Was ‘Adultified’ Because 'She Was a Big Girl'


Rutgers University associate professor Brittney Cooper said Ma’Khia Bryant, a black teenager whom a police officer fatally shot after the 16-year-old appeared to attack another with a knife, has been “adultified” because “she was a big girl,” making the remarks during a Thursday appearance on MSNBC.

Cooper discussed the fatal police-involved shooting of Bryant, who is seen on camera wielding a knife, lunging at another girl.

“Look, the arguments for our movement have never been that black people have to be perfect in order for them to deserve dignity, for us to have good policing, for us to be viewed with humanity, for cops to take a breath before they literally get out of the car, guns blazing,” Cooper (pictured) told host Joy Reid, later contending that some do not “understand black girls as girls.”

“But beyond all of that, what are we gonna do about the way we don’t

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