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'A Raisin In The Sun' Broadway Opening Night - After Party

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A film about Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress, is currently in development and Tony award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose is set to produce and star in the production.

In an update, Barbara Bullard, a producer on the film, confirmed to the site that Rose is currently set to produce and star.

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Shirley Chisholm At Democratic National Convention

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ANIKA NONI ROSE TO STAR AS SHIRLEY CHISHOLM  was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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