Ntozake Shange, noted African-American Playwright, poet and author, passes away
Ntozake Shange (70), the noted African-American Playwright, poet and author, has passed away in Maryland, United States on October 27, 2018. Her most acclaimed theatre piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf”, which describe the racism, sexism, violence and rape experienced by seven black women. She also penned several novels including Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo , Liliane, and Betsey Brown.
Topics: African-American literature • American writers • Betsey • Betsey Brown • For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf • Guggenheim Fellows • Liliane • Lost in language & sound • Nappy edges • Ntozake Shange • Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo