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(2015/11/06) Criminalizing the classroom (School-to-Prison Pipeline) (Repost)

May 13, 201661 min
Edition #966 Today we take a look at the structural systems in place that work to funnel many children, disproportionately children of color, out of the school system and directly into the (in)justice system Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: The School to Prison Pipeline - Advancement Project (@adv_project) - Air Date: 7-3-13 Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A Ch. 4: Act 2: Spring Valley High - Backtalk from @BitchMedia - Air Date 10-29-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: N/A Ch. 6: Act 3: Stuck In The School-To-Prison Pipeline - @ajplus -Air Date: 5-20-15 Ch. 7: Song 3: N/A Ch. 8: Act 4: Criminalizing the Classroom: Inside the School-to-Prison Pipeline - @democracynow - Air Date: 10-28-15 Ch. 9: Song 4: Hipozebra - Selva de Mar Ch. 10: Act 5:  Spring Valley High and the school-to-prison pipeline - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 10-30-15 Ch. 11: Song 5: Rivers - Plusplus Ch. 12: Act 6: School to prison pipeline locks kids into the system early - This Week in Blackness (@TWiBnation) - Air Date: 2-19-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: A Farewell To Trends - dustmotes Ch. 14: Act 7: Policing Schools - Why Are There Cops In Schools? - @ajplus - Air Date: 10-30-15 Ch. 15: Song 7: N/A Ch. 16: Act 8: SafeQualitySchools.org- Ending the #School2Prison Pipeline via @adv_project - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 17: Song 8: The Poet - Shihan Ch. 18: Act 9: When School Cops Go Bad: South Carolina Incident Highlights Growing Police Presence in Classrooms - @democracynow - Air Date: 10-28-15 Voicemails Ch. 19: Jefferson fought to end slavery - Simon from San Diego Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments on my untestable hypothesis Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: SafeQualitySchools.org: Ending the #School2Prison Pipeline via @adv_project Take Action: Students, parents, educators, law enforcement, and activists! VISIT The Advancement Project’s SafeQualitySchools.org to get involved. FOLLOW the #School2Prison thread. SHARE the "School to Prison Pipeline by Advancement Project” video CONTRIBUTE your stories: #School2Pipeline Stories Additional Activism/Resources: SIGN to demand #BlackLivesMatter issues be addressed in primary debates: #RaiseTheDebate via Black Lives Matter at ”ColorOfChange Sources/further reading: ”What You Need to Know About #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh” — Infographic via The Advancement Project "Where Are Black Children Safe?" Roxane Gay at The New York Times "America Doesn’t Care About Black Women And Girls” by Ijeoma Oluo at The Establishment "Black Girl Down… and Up” by PrisonCulture "Take cops out of schools: More officers mean more arrests, even for offenses like talking back.” via The Washington Post ”A Short History of Cops Terrorizing Students” via The Nation Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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