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This story is rage-inducing yet, it is the reality of many disabled girls of color in public schools. Given this is my specific focus of research, let’s examine why this is not an outlier, but an often repeated story for disabled girls of color #DisCrit #DisabilityJustice 1/
Let’s go through some trends & then into this story specifically. Note, most of this work comes straight from my book, The Pedagogy of Pathologization Dis/abled Girls of Color in the School-prison Nexus” which I will link when I have space. 2/ #DisCrit routledge.com/The-Pedagogy-o…
“Students in special education have been traditionally been imagined as a protected class in schools, but, in fact, have rarely been protected from the deleterious effects of disproportionate disciplinary actions, poor curriculum, and problematic pedagogy” (p. 39) 3/ #DisCrit
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Wow, that last #thread really took off. Let’s try another. I want to think with folks about how we can talk about #SurvivingRKelly outside the logic of the prison industrial complex.
Many of the people who responded to my last thread engaged in carceral logics saying some variation on “his ass should rot in jail” if not calls for his death. Are there other ways we can imagine justice, accountability and healing?
Prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba has said, as ppl raised w/ carceral logics it’s hard for us to imagine or desire alternatives. The #prisonindustrialcomplex has limited how we think about justice—even though other nations do things differently.
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