Category Archive: Student

Sep 16

Family Sues After 7-Year-Old Gets Handcuffed At School For Crying

Kaylb with his mother, Tomesha Primm What is taking place in the educational system in America is symbolic to the wrenching condition and racist views of society. For as far back as we can remember, education was used as a weapon of oppression to subjugate Blacks. The racial educational barriers erected by systemic racism, is …

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Aug 29

Kindergartners are Being Suspended for Calling Out Answers During Class

Annually, approximately 3 million students, most of whom are in high school, receive out-of-school suspensions. However, more and more children in preschool or kindergarten are being sent home as punishment for infractions that would make you raise your eyebrows. In a PBS NewsHour Special, John Merrow discusses suspensions within the Success Charter School Network in New …

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May 10

Filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz’s Call to Action: Black People Must Educate Their Children

  Once we become conscious of what is innate, greatness can be achieved.  If we are blessed enough to be introspective, we know that we have to create our own opportunities. We learn not to be a burden on our people and become prepared to utilize resources to push social change to eradicate the thought …

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Mar 03

Elementary Genocide Documentary Series Receives 2 Awards

HOUSTON, TX Debut Screening Guest Speaker RAHIEM SHABAZZ Revolutionary M.C. TAHIR RBG Hosted By: SWATARA OLUSHOLA Shape Community Center 3903 Almeda Rd Houston, TX 7704Purchase Tickets: http://www.tkpeg.eventbrite.com/ TENNESSEE Debut Screening Talk Back w/ Dir. Rahiem Shabazz & Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes Ed Garnes Jacksonville, FL Filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz was presented with a Certificate …

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Jan 29

The Co-Relation Between Lead Poison & School to Prison Pipeline

    Lead poison is a life sentence. The children will have permanent damages, i.e. various neurological impediments, their IQs will be lowered by at least 20 points, coupled with the gap in achievement rates between Black & White youths, this will lead to failing grades and high drop out rates.   By the time, …

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Oct 29

Charlotte, N.C. Debut Screening of Elementary Genocide 2

#‎ElementaryGenocide2‬ Debut Screening in Charlotte, N.C. Presented By Soul of Cinema & Uhuru Salsa Restorative Academy on 12/5 Get tickets now. Last event sold out quickly. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Sep 04

Elementary Genocide Gets Nomination At Film Festival

The Award Winning Documentary “Elementary Genocide: The School To Prison Pipeline is up for AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD & BEST DOCUMENTARY at the Peachtree Village International Film Festival WHERE: W-Hotel (Downtown Atlanta) 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd Atlanta, GA 30308 WHEN: Saturday, September 19th, 2015 @ 1 PM Tickets Are Available At : https://squareup.com/m…/gipp-museums-inc/elementary-genocide

Sep 01

Elementary Genocide 2 Streaming To All Mobile Devices

Rahiem Shabazz continues the conscience-raising dialogue generated by his acclaimed documentary Elementary Genocide: The School To Prison Pipeline with his equally hard-hitting Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration.

Nov 21

Elementary Genocide On Sale For $10.00 [LIMITED TIME ONLY]

“We are now offering Elementary Genocide from Nov. 25th – Dec. 25th at a 50% discount at $10 for each DVD. This offer is for A LIMITED TIME ONLY!!! “Elementary Genocide” shatters the silence and directly challenges the notion that the Public Education system is not in dire need of repair. The Award Winning documentary, …

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Nov 02

NYCLU Demands That NYPD Stop Handcuffing 5-Year-Olds

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is demanding sweeping changes to current discipline guidelines for the more than 5,000 school safety officers in New York City. The NYCLU has previously sued the NYPD for use of force against students and wrongful arrest, made the demands during a press conference Wednesday, stating that school discipline …

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