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Girls’ Empowerment Doc ‘The Black Girl Project’ Screens in New York Tonight

Girls' Empowerment Doc 'The Black Girl Project' Screens in New York Tonight

Tonight at New York’s Harlem Stage, Black Documentary Collective will screen The Black Girl Project, a documentary that takes a look at nine African American women between the ages of 18 and 21 as they speak of hope, triumphs, education, sex, relationships, abuse, love and more.

Directed by filmmaker/educator Aiesha Turman, the film has grown into a full-fledged movement to support and empower young women and girls by hosting dialogues and direct outreach across the country.

Hip hop artist Toni Blackman will moderate the Q&A with Turman after the program, which also includes a screening of Kiri Davis’ 2006 short on colorism, A Girl Like Me.

Doors open at 7:30pm. For details and tickets, visit Harlem Stage.

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Curtis

This is a great project. I’ve chatted with Turman in the past (our projects have major similarities) and she’s got a great handle on young urban female empowerment. If you can make it out, it’ll be worth it.

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