L.A. Girls and Women of Color Demand to Be Heard Amidst My Brother’s Keeper

Julianne Hing writes for Color Lines: “Data on the experiences of youth typically acknowledge race and gender, but rarely capture where the forces overlap, said Priscilla Ocen, a professor of law at Loyola Law School, where the event was held. And yet, anecdotal evidence abounds. If the mainstream political discourse isn’t interested in documenting the experiences of girls of color, these traveling hearings, which have so far been held in Atlanta and Chicago and are headed for New York City, will.”

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