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📒Pushout ✍ Monique W. Morris
✏Pushout Book Summary : 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. Just 16 percent of female students, Black girls make up more than one-third of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the growing movement to address the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures. For four years Monique W. Morris, author of Black Stats, chronicled 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. 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.
📒We Keep Us Safe ✍ Zach Norris
✏We Keep Us Safe Book Summary : "Overturning more than 200 years of fear-based dehumanization, punishment and trauma, Zachary Norris presents a comprehensive new vision of care-based public safety for America that actually holds people accountable for harms rendered, that tackles the harms currently going unaddressed, and that prevents many harms from happening, through strengthened relationships, strategic investment of resources, and a stronger democracy"--
📒The Black Girlhood Studies Collection ✍ Aria S. Halliday
✏The Black Girlhood Studies Collection Book Summary : One of the first volumes dedicated to exploring and developing theories of Black girls and girlhoods, The Black Girlhood Studies Collection foregrounds the experiences of Black girls in Canada, the US, the Caribbean, and the African continent. This timely contributed volume brings together emerging and established scholars to discuss what Black girlhood means historically and in the 21st century, and how concepts of race, gender, sexuality, class, and nationality inform or affect identities of Black girls. From self-care and fan activism to political role models and new media, this interdisciplinary collection engages with Black feminist and womanist theory, hip-hop pedagogy, resistance theory, and ethnography. Featuring chapter overviews, glossaries, and discussion questions, this vital resource will evoke meaningful conversation and provide the theoretical, practical, and pedagogical tools necessary for the advancement of the field and the imagining of new worlds for Black girls.