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For years, studies have shown that African Americans have significantly lower self-esteem than whites.
But what Tim Mayer’s research indicates is that, in some cases, this difference may no longer hold true. In fact, young black women may have higher self-esteem than their white peers by some measures.
“It’s an interesting shift that I’m really excited and relieved to see," Mayer said. “It definitely calls for more research to see how this compares to other age groups."Read the story