Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

by Monique W. Morris

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ISBN-13: 9781620970942
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 477,020
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author



Monique W. Morris is the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and writes a monthly column on black women and girls for Ebony.com. She is the author of Black Stats (The New Press) and lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and two daughters.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Struggling to Survive 16

2 A Blues for Black Girls When the "Attitude" Is Enuf 56

3 Jezebel in the Classroom 96

4 Learning on Lockdown 135

5 Repairing Relationships, Rebuilding Connections 170

Epilogue 195

Appendix A Girls, We Got You! 198

A Q & A for Girls, Parents, Community Members, and Educators 198

Resources for African American Girls 220

Appendix B Alternatives to Punishment 222

Methodology 243

Acknowledgments 247

Notes 250

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