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Black Girls Are 7 Times More Likely To Be Suspended Than White Girls: Report


September 13, 2017

A new report is further confirming the racial biases black girls face in school when it comes to being disciplined.

The National Black Women’s Justice Institute recently examined the Education Department’s data from the 2013-2014 school year, which was released in June 2016, and found that nationally, black girls were more than seven times more likely than white girls to receive an out-of-school suspension.


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