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To Be Young, Gifted and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words (Paperback)

In her first play, the now-classic A Raisin in the Sun, Hansberry introduced the lives of ordinary African Americans into our national theatrical repertory. Now, Hansberry tells her own life story in

Exclusive: Lorraine Hansberry Biopic In Development (Taye Hansberry, Numa Perrier, Issa Rae) | Shadow and Act

Exclusive: Lorraine Hansberry Biopic In Development (Taye Hansberry, Numa Perrier, Issa Rae)

Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun made her the first African-American woman to produce a drama on Broadway. Her writing and her involvement in civil and gay rights made her a legend. Find out what inspired Hansberry, on Biography.com.

Lorraine Hansberry: author, playwright, and activist. She is likely best known for her play A Raisin in the Sun; she was also the youngest American playwright to win the New York Critics' Choice Award.

Lorraine Hansberry, Playwright: Wrote "Raisin in the Sun": Lorraine Hansberry 1960

Lorraine Hansberry, Playwright: Wrote "Raisin in the Sun"

Young, Gifted, Black: Lorraine Hansberry After Her Moment in the ‘Sun’: Though best remembered for a single great family drama, in her short and brilliant life she produced other writing well worth a second look.

Lorraine Hansberry wrote the play, A Raisin in the Sun. She was inspired by her family's battle against racial segregation in Chicago.

Lorraine Hansberry – was an African American playwright. Her best known work, A Raisin in the Sun, was inspired by her family's battle against racial segregation in Chicago.

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry (May 19, 1930[1] – January 12, 1965) was an African American playwright and author of political speeches, letters, and essays.[2] Her best known work, A Raisin in the Sun, was inspired by her family's battle against racial segregation in Chicago.

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry (May 1930 – January was an African American playwright and author of political speeches, letters, and essays. Her best known work, A Raisin in the Sun, was inspired by her family's battle against racial segregation in Chicago.

Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.  The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun."

Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.

Lorraine Hansberry, plays, essays, articles, non-fiction and fiction

Lorraine Hansberry - Author of 'Raisin in the Sun.' She is the first African American Playwright to Produce a Play on Broadway.

Sidney Poitier with his first wife, Juanita Hardy, and playwright Lorraine Hansberry at the opening of “A Raisin in the Sun” in New York City in 1959. Photo: Moneta Sleet for Ebony magazine via Art.com.

Sidney Poitier with his first wife, Juanita Hardy, and playwright Lorraine Hansberry at the opening of "A Raisin in the Sun" in New York City in Photo: Moneta Sleet for Ebony magazine via girl pet boy

The folks at Colorlines posted this magnificent list of things that “A Raisin in the Sun” author Lorraine Hansberry liked and hated. The list was written 54 years ago. | This List Of Random Things Lorraine Hansberry Liked And Hated Is Fascinating - BuzzFeed News

This List Of Random Things Lorraine Hansberry Liked And Hated Is Fascinating

The folks at Colorlines posted this magnificent list of things that “A Raisin in the Sun” author Lorraine Hansberry liked and hated. The list was written 54 years ago.

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James Baldwin dancing with playwright Lorraine Hansberry. Hansberry died on this day in aged

The Tony Award-winning actress tells why she chose to direct a new production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play at the Westport Country Playhouse.

Phylicia Rashad Shines on the Other Side of A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun – Thug Notes Celebrates Black History Month

Lorraine Hansberry& A Raisin in the Sun – Thug Notes Celebrates Black History Month

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