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Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange , author of 36 published works, is increasingly recognized as one of America's greatest writers having, for 50 years, embodied the struggle of women of color for equality and the recognition of their contribution to human culture. Her "choreo-poem", for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow Is enuf, recorded a 2 1/2 year run on Broadway and has remained in print since 1974. That production retains its title as the longest-running play by an African American...See more