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Michigan Court Frees Black Teenager Jailed for Missing Online Schoolwork

HeadlineAug 03, 2020

In Michigan, a court of appeals freed a 15-year-old student Friday who had been locked up since mid-May for not doing her online schoolwork, pending an appeal of her case. Students have rallied behind the teen, known simply as “Grace” to protect her identity, saying she was unfairly targeted because she is Black.

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