1. 'Shirley': Who plays Shirley Chisholm and other politicians in popular new Netflix film?

    Regina King's first film in 3 years, "Shirley," based on the first Black woman elected to Congress Shirley Chisholm dropped on Netflix on March 22. By Saman Shafiq, USA TODAY Regina King's first film in three years , "Shirley," based on the first Black woman elected to Congress Shir
  2. The History Behind Netflix's Shirley Chisholm Biopic

    By Olivia B. Waxman While Shirley Chisholm made American history as the first Black woman presidential candidate, she is not a household name on par with figures like Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. Netflix hopes to change that with Shirley , a biopic focusing on Chisholm’s
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  4. Antisemitism Is a Problem. But Shuttering Speech Is No Solution.

    By Eric Alterman On Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, a series of messages were posted on a listserv at Cornell University (my alma mater, as it happens), in which an individual made threats, among other things, to “stab and slit your throat,” directed toward any “pig