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Documentary Screening - Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Feb 18 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Arts & Sciences Auditorium

"Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" is a feature length documentary, which takes a close look at the educational, judicial and societal disparities facing Black girls. Inspired by the groundbreaking book of the same name by renowned scholar, Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. The documentary confronts the ways in which the misunderstanding of Black girlhood has led to excessive punitive discipline, which, in turn, disrupts one of the most important factors in their lives, their education. "Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" is a feature length documentary which takes a close look at the educational, judicial and societal disparities facing Black girls. 

Sabrina Hom
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Coordinator Women and Gender Studies
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