In this brief essay the author articulates the intersection of race and gender in the representation of Black girls’ educational experiences. The role of Black respectability politics to shape and disable the discourse around Black girls’ educational experiences is discussed. The work draws on varied texts and disciplines to explicate the challenges to naming some of the factors that influence their experiences in schools and society.
Williams, W. S. (2017). Let's Say A Word About the Girls. Occasional Paper Series, 2017 (38). https://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2017/iss38/2