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Mississippi Trial, by Chris Crowe. Media Contact. In addition, she is the founder of the non-profit Girls Computing League , which works this year to bring computing opportunities to girls in the northern Virginia and Washington, DC area.
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The Chocolate War by Robert Comier. But her next project, executive producing and starring in Little alongside Issa Rae, a film based on an idea she pitched herself , may well take her to the next level. Monster by Walter Dean Myers While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken. Courtesy of Melati Wijsen.