Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry. Black-and-white image of Black woman in checkered shirt leaning on typewriter in front of lamp and artwork on walls

Peabody Awards Honors Documentary Films on Dolores Huerta, Lorraine Hansberry

Skateboarding film “Minding the Gap” also snagged a win.

Lorraine Hansberry. Black-and-white image of Black woman in checkered shirt leaning on typewriter in front of lamp and artwork on walls

LISTEN: Imani Perry Uplifts Lorraine Hansberry's Activist Legacy

“She was a feminist before the feminist movement. She was identified as a lesbian and thought about gay rights organizing before the gay rights movement. She was an anti-colonialist before all of the independences had been won in Africa and the Caribbean.”

#TBT To Lorraine Hansberry Discussing 'The Black Revolution and the White Backlash' in 1964

The “A Raisin In The Sun” playwright would have turned 86 today. Celebrate her legacy by listening this still-relevant speech on White support for Black activist movements

Broadway Revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun' Picks Up 5 Tony Nominations

Lorraine Hansberry’s classic still resonates.

Lorraine Hansberry's Random List of Likes and Hates

We all have those days.

How to Talk About Race Without Getting Stuck in 'Clybourne Park'

Bruce Norris’ bleak view of the state of America’s race discussion is up for a Tony Award this weekend. While you’re watching the ceremony, you can try out these tools for avoiding the quagmire in which the characters of “Clybourne Park” find themselves.