Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will portray legendary politician Shirley Chisholm in a feature film for Amazon Studios. Chisholm was the first African American woman in U.S. history to be elected to Congress. (Photo: Twitter)
Black History

Viola Davis to Portray Shirley Chisholm in Film by Amazon Studios

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Amazon Studios won a bidding war for the rights to produce the Shirley Chisholm film. The project is the first Amazon Studios production deal emerging from the partnership between Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions and Amazon. […read more]

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’12 Years a Slave’ Tops SAG Awards With 4 Noms

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