Black Girls Suspended More Often

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Around the country, students of color are suspended three times as often as white students, according to the Department of Education. We hear a lot about how these disparities affect boys. But girls get less attention, even though black girls are suspended six times more often than their white counterparts.

Credits

Guest:
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw - Columbia University, UCLA, founder of African American Policy Forum - @sandylocks

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath