Policing Black Girls Bodies

No, I Wasn’t Angry Or Mean. I Was Just a Black Girl In School

Black girls face the double-whammy of race and gender stereotypes in the classroom, and stereotypes and biases are actively pushing them out of class.

– Feb 14, 2017

Black Girl Punished For Wearing Brown Leggings: the Policing Of Our Daughters’ Bodies In School

An 11-year-old black honors student in California was booted out of class for wearing… wait for it… leggings. Not just any old leggings, mind you....

– Sep 14, 2012