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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of 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. In her new book, Morris 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.

Photo: Book cover for Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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Featuring:

  • Dr. Monique Morris, Author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools 

Credits:

  • Host and Producer: Anita Johnson 
  • Staff Producers: Anita Johnson, Salima Hamirani, Monica Lopez
  • Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
  • Web Editor: Dylan Heuer
  • Associate Producer: Aysha Choudary 

Music

  • Show opener: Quiet Orchestra – My Friend
  • Show close: Blue Dot Sessions – Grand Caravan

 

 

Author: Radio Project

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