“Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.”

The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.”
–Lorraine Hansberry, Playwright & Activist
The 1st black woman to write a play produced on Broadway, Hansberry also became the youngest American to win a NY Critics Circle award. Her most acclaimed play, “A Raisin in the Sun,” follows the lives of a black family (her family) in racially segregated Chicago.


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