Ntozake Shange

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Playwrights Remember Ntozake Shange

Anna Deveare Smith, Suzan-Lori Parks and several other Black women in the theater world reflect on the ways the late writer inspired them.

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Black Women Honor Ntozake Shange's Feminist Legacy

The author of the genre-smashing “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf” died at age 70.

Ntozake Shange Talks About a New Struggle With Words, and Health

The playwright opens up about being caught between a crippling neurological disorder and the limits of technology.