Vaughan Secondary School is hosting a Hot Docs Movie Night for Black History month. VPPS has 10 free tickets to Life Without Basketball playing on Thursday February 27th at 6:30pm. If you are interested in tickets please see the office.
LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL (89 MINS.)
Thursday, February 27, 2020 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
What is it like to be a Muslim female athlete in the world today? Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I basketball player to play wearing a hijab. When a controversial ban on religious headgear ends her chances at playing professionally, she is forced to re-examine her faith and identity as a Muslim American. Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir lost her dream of playing professional basketball because of the ban—but now millions of girls in Muslim majority countries can play basketball because of her successful fight to overturn it.