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Trump Tells 4,000 Liberian Immigrants To Leave or Face Deportation

President denies extension of legal immigration status for Liberians, many who have lived in the U.S. for decades.

WATCH: Danai Gurira on Empowering Women of Color in Storytelling

“The stories about Africans always somehow miraculously had a Western protagonist, and I was like, ‘Wow.’ Do we not merit our own ability to tell our own stories?”

Array Films 'Out of My Hand' and 'Ayanda' Now Available on Netflix

Both films were released through Ava DuVernay’s distribution network.

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Clip from New Film 'Out of My Hand'

The new film from Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY is only the second foreign-production narrative feature film ever shot in Liberia. 

Naomi Campbell Didn't Know What a Blood Diamond Was

She also didn’t know what Liberia was, according to court testimony in the trial of the country’s former dictator.

Naomi Campbell Wants No Part in Locking Up a War Criminal

It sounds like the plot line for an action film.

A warlord, then actually the head of an African state, is at a party at Nelson Mandela’s house. He meets a supermodel and is so taken by her that he sends one of his guys to her room, where the sleepy supermodel opens the door and is given a blood diamond, a diamond that’s been mined in a war zone for the sole purpose of financing brutal activities.