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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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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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