Do white children think that they can become black when they grow up?

Some do, according to a new study. Reports CBS Detroit:

According to a University of Michigan study, white preschoolers often believe a person’s race can change over time, and the youngsters even think they can can grow up to become black adults.

Steven Roberts, a U-M doctoral student and the study’s lead author, said that although children may be aware of races other than their own, they don’t have a strong understanding of what race is — at least not to the degree of adults.

Well, why not? We're told that a boy can believe that he'll grow up to be a girl.

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