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Black Broadway Theatre History ~ Our Moments*

 Black Broadway History                            Our Moments A  look at some important moments in the History of Black Theatre   Researched and Edited by Dale Ricardo Shields Educational Purposes Only [No Copyright Infringement Intended] Images may be subject to copyright. Take a look at …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks   by Dale Ricardo Shields Actor Producer Activist Creator Cultural Institutions Creator/Co-creator Civil Right Organizations Born Bobby Dean Hooks into the rat-infested Foggy Bottom of segregated Washington, DC in 1937, a product of the post-Depression Northern Migration, the story of Robert Hooks’ life, in many ways, characterizes the turbulent …

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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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EUGENE LEE

                Eugene Lee    Actor ~ Director ~ Playwright   By Dale Ricardo Shields Born in his maternal grandparent’s house in North Brunswick, New Jersey at 2 in the afternoon with the help of the local midwife on July 16th, 1953.  The local midwife unwrapped the cord from around …

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