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'We cannot afford to have more black girls' identities snuffed out by disciplinary policies and ultimately the educational and criminal justice systems,' education scholars Dorinda Carter and Dorothy Hines-Datiri argue in a new paper. Credit Michigan State University

Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new paper. Dorinda Carter Andrews, associate professor at…


Location of Kyrgyzstan. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Kyrgyzstan: Divorcees Left Out In The Cold

Bermet, a mother-of-three from Bishkek, was recently abandoned by her husband after three years of marriage. Despite their official divorce – he has since remarried – and a court order ruling him liable for monthly…


Logo from the Second International Eugenics Conference, 1921, depicting eugenics as a tree which unites a variety of different fields. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

The Economic Evil Of Eugenics – OpEd

By Matthew McCaffrey* Eugenics has haunted the social sciences for the better part of two centuries. Historically, as a social movement, its most ardent advocates were the progressives, while in economics its most famous champion…




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