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In Texas, Black Girls Almost Seven Times As Likely To Be Suspended From School As White Girls

“Adultification” of African-American girls means they’re seen as less innocent than white peers   Twenty-three...

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Study Results: Positive Feelings About Blackness Improve Academic Performance for Black Girls

Believing that “black is beautiful,” an important mantra of self-acceptance and self-love, could pay major div...

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#MeToo in Our Schools: Hearing Black Girls in the Sexual Abuse Backlash

By Sikivu Hutchinson and Ashunda Norris In 1991, African American law professor Anita Hill’s testimony agains...

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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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