On today’s show we speak with Ashara Ekundayo about the The National Black Women’s Justice Institute and the Impact Hub Oakland/Breaking The Silence 3rd PUSHOUT Community Strategy Session addressing the realities and creating solutions to the criminalization of Black girls in schools. And later a look back at Michael Brown’s death and the birth of … Continued


On today’s program we speak with author Monique W. Morris, about her new book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.  An examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged—by teachers, administrators, resource officers and the justice system—and degraded by the very institutions charged with … Continued


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