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Reyno

  REYNO by Dale Ricardo Shields   REYNO CRAYTON  His early death has left a hole in the New York’s Black Theatre community heart. “I miss you, Ole Friend.” Born 8/26/52 (Cleveland, Ohio) Death 6/27/90 (Cleveland, Ohio) An alumnus of Karamu House and Cleveland, Ohio native, Reyno Crayton was the founding member and Artistic Director …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks        by Dale Ricardo Shields   American actor, producer, and activist.  Along with Douglas Turner Ward and Gerald S. Krone, he founded The Negro Ensemble Company. The Negro Ensemble Company is credited with the launch of the careers of many major Black artists of all disciplines, while …

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