It pains me when people say maybe she deserved it because if we're thinking critically here, at what point does any student deserve to be treated in a way that would be deemed abuse if anyone else had done it?
In the wake of the #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh, in lunchrooms and teachers' lounges across the country, many educators reacted with shock that any teacher would call security for such a commonplace, modern-day classroom struggle as "Put away your cell phone."
We must engender a culture that recognizes the humanity of black girls rather than tolerating a society that uses violence and discrimination to obliterate them. Drop the charges against the children in Spring Valley High School, they have been unduly punished enough.
"She should have listened to her teacher." True -- but irrelevant.