Lorraine Hansberry, who died on January The author of "Raisin in the Sun," the first Broadway play written by a black woman, was only 34 years old.
"A Raisin in the Sun" playwright Lorraine Hansberry
— Lorraine Hansberry 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 - Author of 'Raisin in the Sun.' She is the first African American Playwright to Produce a Play on Broadway.
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
Playwright Lorraine Hansberry was the first black woman to write a play performed on Broadway. Her best known work, the play A Raisin in the Sun
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
Eight Haunting Quotes from ‘A Raisin in the Sun’
Lorraine Hansberry was an American playwright, civil rights activist and writer. Her groundbreaking play, A Raisin In The Sun was the first to be performed on Broadway written by a black woman and.