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MSNBC American Voices: You see a lot of people doing acrobatics to show why Ma’Khia deserved to die, not why she deserved to live’

The fatal police shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant is sparking demands for accountability and igniting conversation about how race and gender played a role in the way law enforcement interacted with her.  Dr. Monique W. Morris, President and CEO of “Grantmakers for Girls of Color” and Author of “PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools”, Treva Lindsey, Professor of Women’s Studies at Ohio State University, and Brittney Cooper, Author of “Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower,” and Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez. 

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