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Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange (1948-2018) was a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Her works include the Tony Award-nominated and Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf , as well as Some Sing, Some Cry (written with her sister Ifa Bayeza), Sassafrass , Cypress & Indigo and Liliane . Among her honors and awards are fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and a Pushcart Prize. She was a graduate of Barnard and...See more