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Pushout : the criminalization of Black girls in schools

Author: Monique W Morris
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2015 ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monique W Morris
ISBN: 9781620970942 1620970945
OCLC Number: 965602919
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Struggling to survive --
A blues for Black girls when the "attitude" in enuf --
Jezebel in the classroom --
Learning on lockdown --
Repairing relationships, rebuilding connections --
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.


2017 BCALA Honor Book in Nonfiction award winner A groundbreaking look at the lives of African American girls by a powerful advocate who has been featured on MSNBC, Ebony.com, the Brian Lehrer Show,  Read more...


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Praise for Pushout:"Pushout is for everyone who cares about children, especially teachers, school administrators and policymakers, whose decisions - big and small - shape how black girls learn and Read more...

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