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In incidents across the country, reported misconduct by black girls at school prompts a seemingly disproportionate — and often violent — response by school and local authorities.

Columbia University law professor Kimberle Williams Crenshaw and her associates, Priscilla Ocen and Jyoti Nanda, set out to explain why in their study, Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected.

Study: Black Girls Are Being Pushed Out of School

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