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Protecting Black Girls

Full Article by Monique W. Morris Black girls are vulnerable to disciplinary approaches that push them out of school - and sometimes into the legal system. In March, when 6-year-old Madisyn Moore took candy from her teacher's desk, this black girl was handcuffed and placed under the stairs to "teach her a lesson" (Roussi, 2016). Last fall, a sheriff's deputy in South Carolina violently threw a black high school girl to the floor and dragged her across the classroom. Although the officer was...

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