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Posted inPolitics and Movements: US, Rattling the Bars

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

Caryn York, executive director of the Job Opportunities Task Force and Nicole Hanson, director of Out for Justice, talk about why black girls are punished more harshly  than any other demographic and are the largest growing population in the prison system. Black women are given stereotypical handles like aggressive and hostile. Instead of dealing with […]