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Violent Females

  • By: L. Susan Williams
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

In January 2006, a 14-year-old White girl burned down her family's home in Paris, Texas, and received probation. Three months later, a 15-year-old Black girl, Shaquanda Cotton, was sentenced to 7 years for pushing a school hall monitor. These incidents provide ...

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