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Repairing the Breach: A Brief History of Youth of Color in the Justice System (2015)

This publication covers: the period of first contact and youth of color; the clash over family structure with Northern tribes; Black child during the early settlement period; the industrial Age and youth of color; detention centers for youth are created, excluding Blacks; parens patriae arrives; John Augustus and alternatives to incarceration; the antebellum South and Black children; tribal families and boarding schools; the juvenile court era and youth of color; Latinos and youth justice; school discipline, youth justice, and youth of color; and equity as the preferred strategy.

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