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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  RUBEN  SANTIAGO-HUDSON  Writer, Director, and Performer   by Dale Ricardo Shields     RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON    Tony, Drama Desk, and Obie Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is the director of the recent Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Jitney which garnered several awards including the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League, …

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EUGENE LEE

                Eugene Lee Actor – Director – Playwright    “People don’t change until they get new information. I do think that I kind of shine a light on our darkness so that they can see. I don’t mean shining a light in a negative kind of way. I …

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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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WALTER DALLAS

  WALTER DALLAS DIRECTOR – MUSICIAN – PHOTOGRAPHER – PLAYWRIGHT – PROFESSOR    By Dale Ricardo Shields   Page 1 – 11 Winner, Best Director Award, of the New York “Viv” Award for                                                      …

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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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