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Author: Ashish Dekate

New Doc Exposes Unfair Treatment of African-American Girls in US Schools

Source   A new documentary, PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, debuting on PBS March 16, exposes the alarming numbers of African-American girls facing unfair and inequitable treatment in schools across the country and outlines initiatives to help them cope and heal. UNITED STATES

PUSHOUT winner of Audience Award at the PAFF

Source   The Pan African Film Festival Wraps, Screening a Record-Breaking 225 Films, Representing 52 Countries in 26 Languages! *Audience Favorite Award Winners Announced* LOS ANGELES – The people have spoken! The votes have been counted, and the 28th annual Pan African Film Festival

Documentary explores “pattern of violence against black girls” in schools

Source   Time and time again, we’ve seen disturbing videos of school resource officers and teachers using violence to punish young black girls. As part of our School Matters series, we spoke to a 13-year-old who says she was dragged outside and left in

‘Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools’ to Screen at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on International Day of the Girl

Source   On October 11 from 4 to 8 pm in New York City, “Black Girl Takeover Weekend” kicks off with a screening of PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The screening is a part of:

Who’s Hurting Black Girls in School?

Source   Women in the Room Productions announced its premiere schedule for “Pushout: The  Criminalization Of Black Girls in Schools, Friday.” The documentary aims to feature “a close look at the educational, judicial and societal disparities facing Black Girls,” the film’s website says. “Inspired

Press Release – September 16, 2019

Media Contact: Alee (240) 393-3100 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “PUSHOUT:  The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Documentary” Premiered at the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley September 16, 2019 – Washington, DC– Hundreds of people from across the country showed up