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Ntozake Shange, who wrote the influential play ‘For Colored Girls,’ has died at 70

November 8, 2018

Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 according to her daughter. She was 70. Shange’s For Colored Girls describes the racism, sexism, violence and rape experienced by seven black… [Read More]