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 Lorraine Hansberry

was the first African-American woman

to have a play produced on Broadway,

with “A Raisin in the Sun.”

 

Photograph: David Attie

 

For Lorraine Hansberry, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Was Just the Start

By SALAMISHAH TILLET        NYT        JAN. 12, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/12/
arts/television/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyes-feeling-heart.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lorraine Hansberry in her Bleecker Street apartment, April 1959.

 

Photograph: David Attie/Getty Images

 

Who James Baldwin Knew

The celebrated writer moved between many worlds,

becoming close friends with major figures

— from Marlon Brando to Toni Morrison —

in art, activism and beyond.

NYT

Dec. 11, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/11/
t-magazine/who-james-baldwin-knew.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry    1930-1965

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/
books/review-radical-vision-lorraine-hansberry-biography-soyica-diggs-colbert.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/11/
t-magazine/who-james-baldwin-knew.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/
theater/lorraine-hansberry-marrow.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/09/
books/review/imani-perry-looking-for-lorraine-hansberry.html

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2018/09/22/
649373933/lorraine-hansberry-radiant-radical-and-more-than-raisin

 

https://www.npr.org/2018/09/21/
650341681/new-biography-more-fully-defines-playwright-lorraine-hansberry

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/12/
arts/television/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyes-feeling-heart.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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