Monique W. Morris

Monique W. Morris is President/CEO of Grantmakers for Girls of Color and co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute. She is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and social justice scholar-advocate. Her books include Pushout, Black Stats, and Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues (all from The New Press).

News and Reviews

Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly reviews Pushout


Kirkus calls Pushout "powerful and thought-provoking" in their review

MSNBC with Craig Melvin

Monique Morris discusses Black History Month and Black Stats on MSNBC with Craig Melvin

Mother Jones

Interview with Monique Morris and infographics from Black Stats in Mother Jones


Books by Monique W. Morris

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

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