Our schools are suspending or expelling a tremendous number of black students, and it begins as early as preschool. It needs to end.
Jamelle Bouie is a former staff writer at The Daily Beast. His reporting and analysis has appeared in The American Prospect, The Nation, The Atlantic, CNN.com, and The Washington Post. He covers campaigns and elections, as well as policy and public opinion. He is based in Washington, D.C. You can follow Jamelle on Twitter at @jbouie.
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