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'Native Son' Is Reborn, In 'Still Kind Of The Same America'

In his feature film debut, Rashid Johnson directs Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' adaptation of the classic Richard Wright novel. The movie is set to premiere on HBO this weekend.

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'Native Son' Is Reborn, In 'Still Kind Of The Same America'

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Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Says City Has 'Fractured Relationship' With Police

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