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Bring It On (2000)

Plot summary: High school senior Torrance is ecstatic to be named captain of her prestigious squad, the Toros, and eager to lead them to their sixth national cheerleading championship – until she finds that all of their routines were stolen from an inner-city squad, the Clovers. 2,752 more words

Uncle Sam's Harem: The Sexualization of Black Girls

This story is a tale as old as time. Since biblical times, young girls have been sexualized. Many girls across the globe marry at 14; many children in poorer countries get sold into prostitution around 8. 737 more words


The Incarceration of Girls and Women of Color

Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Ms. Liz Alexander, Ms. Jaquala Yarbro and Ms. Chaundra Whitehead for a discussion on the incarceration of girls and women of color… 58 more words

Defying Negative Stereotypes About Girls and Women of Color

We live in a society that does not always embrace or value the diversity of girls and women of color. Sometimes girls and women of color are perceived negatively, negatively stereotyped, negatively labeled, because of the color of their skin or race. 57 more words

Define Yourself

A Little Princess (1995)

Plot Summary: 1914. When her adoring father enlists to fight for the British in the First World War, Sara Crewe is sent to a New York boarding school, where her kindness and imagination transform her classmates’ lives for the better. 3,448 more words

Girlfight (2000)

Plot Summary: Diana, a troubled Latina teenager from Brooklyn, decides to become a boxer, despite the scorn of both her father and men involved in the sport. 3,517 more words