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.

Posted: July 9 2015 3:00 AMscreen_shot_20150708_at_1_38_33_pm_png_CROP_rtstoryvar-large_38_33_pmn 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….

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