In the article, Teen vogue gives the public an inside look on how the school to prison pipeline works. In this article the writer goes in depth about how the school systems and the police departments around African-American communities in America work hand in hand to arrest and inprison the children who have behavioral issues in the classroom. The article then expands on specific situations where children as young as 6 years old have been arrested for throwing tantrums, and others as old as 17 arrested for writing her name on a table. Once the article explains those isolated situations t brings statistical evidence to show how crucial this system is to America's young children.
In Oakland, Ca the Black youth are being arrested at an alarming rate. They are not being arrested in their neighborhood but inside of school. This Article which was posted to OaklandNorth.Net talks about the alarming numbers and how the school to prison pipeline in Oakland is shaping our children's future in a negative light.
In this Article by the Huffington post By Fania E. Davis was about a young man named Cameron Simmons who grew up in Oakland, California and got suspended 150 times and got expelled from a handful of Oakland Public Schools but somehow managed to make it through and finish High School with a 3.7 GPA. This article also goes into depth about the school to prison pipeline all across the country and how programs like RJOY in Oakland, Ca are trying to change the Pipeline and put the youth in better places in life.