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Why won’t society let Black girls be children?

Punishment was a hallmark of my educational experience. It started when my preschool teacher labeled me as man...

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Rural Montana had already lost too many Native women. Then Selena disappeared.

Jackie Big Hair slept in her car for days, waking every few hours to fire up the engine and gaze at the frozen...

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Bill seeks to ease harsh discipline against girls of color

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is pushing legislation aimed at confronting what she described as punitive disciplin...

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Second National Funders Convening

On June 7, more than 125 funders met for an all-day convening in New York for an urgent conversation on girls of color and safety.  At the convening, funders heard from girls of color impacted by interpersonal and state violence, discussed how movements are responding, and explored how funders can best support efforts working to create safety.

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