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Mass shooting killed 3 but many more traumatized. Community hopes to help them heal.

John Fuqua understands what it’s like to lose a loved one to gun violence. He gave up a teaching job in Jersey City and returned home to his native Bridgeton in 2007 to mentor his young nephew, Rakeem Stubbs, and keep him on the right path.

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Mass shooting killed 3 but many more traumatized. Community hopes to help them heal.

Will Smith pulls slavery drama "Emancipation" from filming in Georgia over voting restrictions

Actor Will Smith Paul Morigi/WireImage "At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to achieve true racial justice," the statement read."Emancipation" was set to begin filming on June 21, with Fuqua directing from a script by William N. Collage.

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Will Smith pulls slavery drama

Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua film pulled from Georgia over voting bill

A major Apple Studios film telling the story of a man who escapes slavery that is set to be directed by Antoine Fuqua and star Will Smith will no longer film in Georgia as a result of a controversial voting bill that passed in the state last month.Emancipation is based on the life of an enslaved man named Peter who escapes from a plantation and joins the Union army.

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Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua film pulled from Georgia over voting bill

Will Smith movie pulls out of Georgia over new voting law

"At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to achieve true racial justice," Fuqua and Smith said in a statement."We cannot in good conscience provide economic support to a government that enacts regressive voting laws that are designed to restrict voter access."

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Will Smith movie pulls out of Georgia over new voting law

Will Smith movie 'Emancipation' abandons Georgia over voting restrictions

The rules shorten the duration of absentee voting, require absentee voters to produce identification, limit the use of drop boxes and make it a crime to hand out free food or water to voters standing in line."At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to achieve true racial justice," Fuqua, the movie's director, and Smith said in a joint statement.

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Will Smith movie 'Emancipation' abandons Georgia over voting restrictions

Will Smith moving production of new film out of Georgia over election law

Will Smith says he's moving production of his latest thriller - in which he stars as a runaway slave - out of Georgia over the passage of a Republican-backed election law in the state."At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to achieve true racial justice," Smith and director Antoine Fuqua said in a joint statement through his media company on Monday.

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Will Smith moving production of new film out of Georgia over election law

Will Smith film moved from Georgia over voting restrictions

Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of their runaway slave drama Emancipation from Georgia over the state’s recently enacted law restricting voting access.The film is the largest and most high profile Hollywood production to depart the state since Georgia’s Republican-controlled state legislature passed a law that introduced stiffer voter identification requirements for absentee balloting.

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Will Smith film moved from Georgia over voting restrictions