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date: 16 September 2021

Hansberry, Lorraine locked

1930–1965 Playwright whose award-winning work, A Raisin in the Sun, was the first play by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway.

Hansberry, Lorraine locked

1930–1965 Playwright whose award-winning work, A Raisin in the Sun, was the first play by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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