Online Film Viewing and Discussion

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Presented by the Eastern Panhandle Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. and the Contemporary American Theater Festival.

February 3  •  6pm

PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools examines the educational, judicial, and societal disparities facing Black girls. Inspired by Monique W. Morris’ groundbreaking book of the same title, this award-winning documentary confronts the misunderstanding of Black girlhood and how it has led to excessive discipline that disrupts one of the most important factors in their life: their education.

Join the Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta and the CATF for the free online viewing of the documentary and post-film discussion. Featured Artists»


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Praise for PUSHOUT

Pushout blazes with the voices of young women fighting for their dignity, safety, and the fundamental right to a future.” —Nell Bernstein, author of Burning Down the House and All Alone in the World

“A powerful and thought-provoking book of social science.” —Kirkus

“A dynamic call to action… essential reading for all who believe Black Lives Matter” —Kimbrelé Crenshaw, co-editor of Critical Race Theory and co-author of Say Her Name and Black Girls Matter

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