Monique W. Morris

Monique W. Morris, co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, is the author of several books, including Pushout, Black Stats, and Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues (all from The New Press). Her work has been featured by NPR, the New York Times, MSNBC, Essence, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Education Week, and others. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two daughters.

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
Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls

Monique W. Morris