Pushout : the criminalization of Black girls in schools (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Pushout : the criminalization of Black girls in schools

Author: Monique W Morris; Mankaprr Conteh; Melissa V Harris-Perry
Publisher: New York ; London : The New Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school. Black girls represent 16 percent of female students but almost half of all  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monique W Morris; Mankaprr Conteh; Melissa V Harris-Perry
ISBN: 1620973421 9781620973424
OCLC Number: 1055746219
Description: xvii, 282 p. : il. ; 21 cm
Contents: Struggling to survive --
A blues for Black girls when the "attitude" in enuf --
Jezebel in the classroom --
Learning to lockdown --
Repairing relationships, rebuilding connections --
Epilogue --
Appendix A. Girls, we got you! : A Q & A for girls, parents, community members, and educators ; Resources for African American girls --
Appendix B. Alternatives to punishment.
Other Titles: Criminalization of Black girls in schools
Responsibility: Monique W. Morris ; with a foreword by Mankaprr Conteh and Melissa Harris-Perry.

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