Discipline disparities between Black and white boys have driven reform efforts for years. But Black girls are arguably the most at-risk student group in the United States. By Erica L. Green , Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro. McKinstry said. The Binghamton case is now the subject of what might be a groundbreaking federal lawsuit by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which has drawn on the disparate treatment and discipline rates of Black girls to pursue it. The disproportionate discipline rates of Black boys have long dominated discussions about the harmful effects of punitive discipline policies, but recent high-profile cases have begun to reframe the debate around the plight of Black girls.
The officer has been placed on “administrative leave” after a wave of outrage across America.
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Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you. The incident, which has caused outrage in the United States, took place on Friday evening, but the disturbing video was not reported in the media until tonight. According to Fox 4 in Dallas, Texas, the brutality followed a disturbance at the Craig Ranch Community Pool, where a number of African-American teenagers had gathered to go swimming. However, eyewitness reports indicated at least one older white woman began shouting racist abuse at the children, and a fracas developed. Brandon Brooks, a local year-old, who is white, and shot the original video , told Buzzfeed News :. We couldn't find this Tweet. The video shows black teens standing around and being ordered to leave the area by McKinney police, and some being forced on to the ground, despite no apparent disorder or violence on their part. One officer in particular — understood to have since been suspended — shouts numerous orders at several children on the street. In one especially shocking moment, he drags a bikini-wearing teenage girl, understood to be 14 years old, to the ground by her hair.
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