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May 19, 1930

“The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.” Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry American playwright and director is born.

Lorraine Hansberry is best known work is the play “A Raisin in the Sun”. She is the first black woman to have her plays performed on Broadway.

Lorraine Hansberry – Playwright – Associated Links:

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Link to Photo Credit: Lorraine Hansberry

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