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The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated THEROOT
The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated
Your Take: Black and brown girls are first victimized and then punished, often in connection with sexual violence that has been perpetrated against them.
By: Malika Saada Saar http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/07/the_sex_abuse_to_prison_pipeline_how_girls_of_color_are_unjustly_arrested.html
Posted: July 9 2015 3:00 AMn 2014, President Barack Obama announced My Brother’s Keeper, a desperately needed initiative to create educational and economic opportunities for black and brown boys and men. In addition to My Brother’s Keeper, there has been a new and emerging recognition that mass incarceration must come to an end, along with the school-to-prison pipeline that relegates so many youths of color to the juvenile-justice Syste….