A Taste of Power

Status:  Script
Release Date: TBA
Genre:  Biography
Studio(s):  Unburdened Entertainment, SB Projects
Director:  Chinonye Chukwu
Cast: TBA

Details:  Filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu will direct the upcoming film adaptation of Elaine Brown’s memoir, A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story.  Elaine Brown is the first and only female leader of the Black Panther party from 1974 – 1977, this after Huey Newton was exiled to Cuba. She led the Panther party through turbulent times in Oakland to political success in the city, while fending off threats from local police, the FBI, and disaffected party members. Source(s):  Colorlines.com; Deadline.