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04.04.2014

Marilyn Stasio says, “The performance is a personal triumph for Washington, who refrains from star-strutting to fold himself into a tight-knit ensemble of committed stage thesps who treat this revival like a labor of love.”

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04.02.2014

Lindsay Champion shares background on Lorraine Hansberry and A Raisin in the Sun.

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03.27.2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced today $18.2 million in grants for 208 humanities projects, including a Media Projects Production grant to enable production of a documentary film and website on the life and art of playwright Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun. 

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03.05.2014

Director Kenny Leon and actors Denzel Washington, Anika Noni Rose, Sophie Okonedo, and LaTonya Richardson Jackson talk about bringing this American classic back to Broadway.

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03.03.2014

Christopher Paul Moore, Senior Researcher, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York speaks about the legacy of Lorraine Hansberry.

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02.26.2014

Melissa Anderson reviews the exhibit, “Twice Militant: Lorraine Hansberry’s Letters to The Ladder.”

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02.25.2014

David Stabler’s review for The Oregonian wonders about the risk of mounting Lorraine Hansberry’s play: a play very much of its time—60s idealism, fighting oppression, changing the system. Will a cynical modern audience find it quaint?

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02.25.2014

Victoria Brownworth of Lambda Literary places “Twice Militant: Lorraine Hansberry’s Letters to The Ladder” in context.

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02.10.2014

In Lorraine Hansberry: A Museum Show and Opening the Archive, OutHistory offers several perspectives on the queer intersectionality of Lorraine Hansberry: “What I Love, What I Hate, What I Should Like,” “Opening the Restricted Box: Lorraine Hansberry’s Lesbian Writing,” and “Hansberry's Letters to The Ladder Quoted.”

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01.29.2014

In a review for Hyperallergic, Alexis Clements explores “Twice Militant” exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

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