Category: Activist

Black Broadway History ~ Moments*

~ Black Broadway History ~ Moments* BTAAV’s  look at some important works in the History of Black theatre    Research by Dale Ricardo Shields Take a look at the production accomplishments that African Americans have made, those stories that Black artists have created on Broadway that helped tell the American story.   Theatrical landmarks that …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS by Dale Ricardo Shields Favorite Quote: What’s Up? Favorite Color: Gray, Green Favorite Food: Fruit, Vegetables, Fish Favorite Time of Year: Fall Favorite Vacation Spot: Laguna Beach, California Born: April 18, 1937 (age 78), Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. Spouse: Lorrie Marlow (m. 2008) Children: Kevin Hooks, Eric Hooks, Christopher Carter Parents: Edward Hooks, …

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Erich McMillan-McCall

Erich McMillan-McCall     By Dale Ricardo Shields “There are so many unsung heroes who have the paved the way for so many of us to become the people we are today. They are the everyday people who inspire and empower us all. They are the people who may never win awards or receive any …

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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry Playwright, Activist, and Author Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest American playwright ever to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle for A Raisin in the Sun. Her other works include The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window and Les Blancs.  By Dale Ricardo Shields (c) All Rights Reserved …

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