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Women’s Community Statement on President Trump’s Removal

by | Apr 08, 2021 | Announcements

The Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity is proud to join this message from gender-justice organizations to Vice President Pence, members of Congress, and members of the Cabinet. Please find below the...

Our new discussion board is live!

by | Mar 03, 2021 | Announcements

Our new discussion board is live! Submit your questions or other topics for discussion among educators here.

Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones

by | Mar 03, 2021 | Schools & Pushout

Did you miss our webinar on Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones? Check out the recording of this informative, inspiring content in our webinar archives.

Did you miss our webinar?

by | Feb 25, 2021 | Announcements

Did you miss our webinar on Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones? Check out the recording of this informative, inspiring content in our webinar archives.

Analysis: In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias. What the Research Shows, and What’s Being Done to Stop It

by | Nov 09, 2020 | Adultification Bias

As a result, Black girls are often either suspended for violating dress code policies or pulled out of the classroom to change their clothes. Black girls are also disproportionately pulled out...

Racism, Implicit Biases Negatively Impact Credibility of Domestic Violence Survivors

by | Nov 06, 2020 | Adultification Bias

My colleagues at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where I am a supervising attorney in the Domestic Violence Law Unit, and I often see that when clients of color report...

MOSES: Oversexualization of Black girls, women must stop

by | Oct 21, 2020 | Adultification Bias

The views that Black women are innately promiscuous and sexually predatory is exactly why Black girls do not have never had the liberty of being children. Instead, they are forced to...

Lesson of the Day: ‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

by | Oct 09, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Lesson Overview Featured Article: “‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’” by Erica L. Green, Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro For years, education reform has looked at discipline disparities between...

In Schools, Black Girls Confront Both Racial and Gender Bias

by | Oct 06, 2020 | Adultification Bias

The NWLC released a 2018 report titled “Dress Coded: Black Girls, Bodies, and Bias in D.C. Schools” that detailed their findings from interviews with Black girls in D.C. public middle or high schools...

‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

by | Oct 01, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Black girls are viewed by educators as more suspicious, mature, provocative and aggressive than their white peers, said Rebecca Epstein, the executive director of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and...