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Social Justice Scholar & Author of “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools”

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Monique W Morris Bio

Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. is an award-winning author and social justice scholar with three decades of experience in the areas of education, civil rights, juvenile and social justice. Dr. Morris is the Executive Producer and co-writer of the 2019 documentary film, PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, based upon her two books Sing A Rhythm, Dance A Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls (The New Press, 2019) and Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (The New Press, 2016). She is also the author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century (The New Press, 2014), and Too Beautiful for Words (MWM Books, 2012). She also worked with Kemba Smith on her book, Poster Child: The Kemba Smith Story (IBJ Book Publishing, 2011) and has authored dozens of articles exploring race, gender, justice, and education.Dr. Morris is the Founder and President of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute (NBWJI), an organization that works to interrupt school-to-confinement pathways for girls, reduce the barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated women, and increase the capacity of organizations working to reduce sexual assault and domestic violence in African American communities. Her work has been profiled by MSNBC, CSPAN2, The Washington Post, TED, The New York Times, Essence Magazine, NPR, and PBS, among several other media outlets. She also frequently lectures on the life and legacy of the artist Prince.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Monique W Morris and other top speakers and celebrities.

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