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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
Directed by Jacoba Atlas
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is a feature length documentary taking a close look at the educational, judicial, and societal disparities facing Black girls in 2019. 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. 2019, U.S., digital video, 76 minutes. Recommended for 12+.
CINEMA+ Dr. Cherie Dawson-Edwards, the Chair of the Criminal Justice Department at UofL will lead the post-screening discussion.
Please note: This screening will take place in the Grand Hall and all seating will be first come, first serve.