Monique W. Morris

Monique Couvson (formerly Monique W. Morris), president of Grantmakers for Girls of Color and founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, is the author of several books, including Pushout; Black Stats; Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues; and Charisma’s Turn (all from The New Press). Her work has been featured by NPR, the New York Times, MSNBC, Essence, The Atlantic, TED, the Washington Post, Education Week, and others. She lives in New York.

News and Reviews

New York Magazine’s The Cut

NY Mag's The Cut interviews Monique W. Morris

The Atlantic

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post interviews Monique W. Morris


Books by Monique W. Morris

Black Stats
African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century

Monique W. Morris

Charisma’s Turn
A Graphic Novel

Monique W. Morris

The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Monique W. Morris

Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues
Liberatory Education for Black and Brown Girls

Monique W. Morris