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Shirley
Chisholm 

Shirley Anita Chisholm; (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, and she represented New York's 12th congressional district for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, she became the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, as well as the first woman to appear in a United States presidential debate.

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YARDIE

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British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley.

Directed by: Idris Elba

K.I.N.G

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A troubled teen ventures into an unfamiliar city seeking a bond with his estranged father.

Directed by: Rashad Frett

MOKO JUMBIE

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A gothic punk Caribbean love story arises in the ruins of a coconut plantation in rural Trinidad. Asha is drawn to Roger, the boy next door. Their taboo attraction grows despite family disapproval, political turmoil, a clash between Indians and Africans, and mysterious hauntings by unnaturally tall ancestral spirits. If you follow your heart in the Land of Sugar, you might find MOKO JUMBIE.

Directed by: Vashti Anderson