Lorraine vivian hansberry (may 19, 1930 – january 12, 1965) was an african-american playwright and writer hansberry was the first black female author to have a play performed on broadway. Lorraine hansberry was born on may 19, 1930 in chicago, illinois, usa as lorraine vivian hansberry she was a writer, known for a raisin in the sun. Eventbrite - schomburg center for research in black culture presents talks at the schomburg: lorraine hansberry and reimagining the biography - thursday, march 22, 2018 at schomburg center. Biography lorraine hansberry was born in chicago on may 19, 1930, and was the youngest of four children her father was a real estate broker. Lorraine vivian hansberry statements instance of human 2 references imported from biography/lorraine-hansberry named as lorraine hansberry retrieved 9. Biography of lorraine hansberry (1930-1965), american playwright. Young, gifted and black are just three words that are often used to describe lorraine hansberry, author of the famous play ''a raisin in the sun'.
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