Ricks, S. A. (2014). Falling through the cracks: Black girls and education. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 4(1), 10-21.
Several educational reform initiatives have been introduced within the past two decades, but almost all of them ignore the gendered racism faced by black girls. This article offers a detailed exploration of past and present challenges faced by black women within the education system and concludes with a proposed framework for teachers and administration to address these challenges.