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THE FACTS

 CORE ISSUES: 

EveryBlackGirl Inc.
organizes and provides programming to address the conditions leading to BlackGirls  being pushed out of schools and becoming at risk for arrest, confinement and incarceration. Specifically, EveryBlackGirl, Inc. is interested in creating change to prevent:

Disciplinary Referrals, Suspensions,and Expulsions of BlackGirls

State and Interpersonal Violence

Anti-Blackness and invisibilization of BlackGirls

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Black Girls are...

Black Girls are
3X

more likely to receive 1 or more

            
suspensions than white female students. 
IN SCHOOL
Black Girls are
3 X
more likely to be
 

 than white female students.
RESTRAINED
Black Girls are

6 X
 
more likely than white girls to be 
SUSPENDED
Black Girls are
2 X
more likely to receive



than white female students. 
CORPORAL
PUNISHMENT
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Black Girls are
3 X
more likely to be referred to

 

than white females. 
LAW
ENFORCEMENT
Black Girls are
2 X
more likely than white females to be
ARRESTED
*SOURCE: Discipline Data for Girls in US Public Schools, Department of Education office for Civil Rights, 2018

 BLACK GIRLS are 

3X

more likely to receive 1 or more

SUSPENSIONS

than white female students. 

6 X 

more likely than white girls to be

SUSPENDED 

3 X

more likely to be 

RESTRAINED 

 

than white female students.

2 X

more likely to receive

CORPORAL

PUNISHMENT

than white female students. 

3 X

more likely to be

referred to 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

than white females. 

2 X

 

more likely than white females to be

ARRESTED