Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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ISBN-13: 9781620973424
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 46,147
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Monique W. Morris is co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and is the author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two daughters.

Table of Contents

Mankaprr Conteh Melissa Harris-Perry xiii

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! 199

A Q A for Girls, Parents, Community Members, and Educators 199

Resources and Programs for African American Girls 221

Appendix B Alternatives to Punishment 225

Methodology 247

Acknowledgments 251

Notes 255

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