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.
Denene Millner – 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....
Denene Millner – Sep 14, 2012