Sing a rhythm, dance a blues : education for the liberation of Black and Brown girls / Monique W. Morris.
- Other Title:
- Education for the liberation of Black and Brown girls
- New York : The New Press, 2019. , ©2019
206 pages ; 23 cm
- African American girls -- Education.
African American girls -- Social conditions.
Discrimination in education -- United States.
Discrimination in education.
- "Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues reimagines what education might look like if schools placed the thriving of Black and Brown girls at their center. Morris brings together research and real life in this chorus of interviews, case studies, and the testimonies of remarkable people who work successfully with girls of color. The result is this radiant manifesto -- a guide to moving away from punishment, trauma, and discrimination and toward safety, justice, and genuine community in our schools." -- Back cover.
Interlude: "You have to be compassionate"
Track 1: Fit to wear a crown
Interlude: "They are survivors"
Track 2: God bless the child that's got her own
Interlude: "I want a badass girl"
Track 3: Cell bound blues
Interlude: "Are we actually trying to be here for young people?"
Track 4: Nobody knows my name
Interlude: "Dance is my spirit language"
Track 5: Shake hands with the Devil, make him crawl in the sand
Interlude: "Listen to them"
Track 6: "Today I'm with you ... ain't that some love"
- Includes bibliographical references.
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