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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry (May 19, 1930 – January 12, 1965) was an African- American playwright and writer. Hansberry was the first black female author to ...

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Lorraine Hansberry was born at Provident Hospital on the South Side of Chicago on May 19, 1930. She was the youngest of Nannie Perry Hansberry and Carl ...

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Feb 1, 2019 ... Lorraine Hansberry, (born May 19, 1930, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died January 12 , 1965, New York, New York), American playwright whose A ...

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In 1959, playwright Lorraine Hansberry made history as the first black woman to have a show produced on Broadway. The play was A Raisin in the Sun, a story ...

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Sep 22, 2018 ... You think you're accomplishing something in life until you realize that at age 29, playwright Lorraine Hansberry had a play produced on ...

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Lorraine Hansberry, child of a cultured, middle-class black family but early exposed to the poverty and discrimination suffered by most blacks in America, fought ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... 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 ...

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6 days ago ... Lorraine Hansberry is best known for her play "A Raisin in the Sun," with its universal, black, and feminist themes.

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Jan 10, 2018 ... Born in 1930, Lorraine Hansberry was a woman of many “firsts.” She was the first African-American woman to live in her residence hall, ...