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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

January 26, 2016   ·   Posted in Recent Events
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Push out: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

January 29, 2016

12-1 pm

** Free and open to the Stanford community ~ Please share widely **

Join EAST House for an important discussion of the criminalization of black girls in schools with author and social justice scholar, Dr. Monique W. Morris.

Friday, January 29, 2016 * 12-1PM @ EAST House

Lunch available at 11:45AM

RSVP here

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is a discussion about the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged–by teachers, administrators, and the justice system–and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. This book shows how, despite obstacles, stigmas, stereotypes, and despair, Black girls still find ways to breathe remarkable dignity into their lives in classrooms, juvenile facilities, and beyond.

** Generously funded by Residential Education and the Riddell Fund with support from the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies **