Early lessons about “snitching” often don’t come from interacting with police. They come from older siblings, friends, music and movies.
As we learned last week, the word snitching is often used to describe what parents or teachers might call “tattling.”
Being called a “snitch” is not positive, even if it’s just telling about a sibling drinking juice in the middle of the night.
That’s what people told The Witness Project as we explored the concept of snitching.
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