American playwright and poet, Ntozake Shange, Died at 70


Ntozake Shange was born on October 18, 1948, and died on October 27, 2018.

She was an American playwright and poet.

As a self-announced dark women’s activist, she delivers issues identifying with race and women’s liberation in quite a bit of her work.

Shange is best known for the Obie Award-winning play for hued young ladies who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.

She has additionally composed a few books including Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo, Liliane, and Betsey Brown, a novel around an African-American young lady who flees from home.

Among her distinctions and grants are associations from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lila Wallace Reader’s Digest Fund, and a Pushcart Prize.

In April 2016, Barnard College reported that it procured Shange’s document.

Shange lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Shange passed on in her rest October 27, 2018, in a helped living office in Bowie, Maryland.

She had been sick, having “endured numerous strokes,” however she “had been recuperating of late, making new work, giving readings and being feted for her work.”

Her sister was cited as saying: “It’s an enormous misfortune for the world. I don’t believe there’s multi day on the planet when there’s not a young lady who finds herself through the expressions of my sister.

Ntozake Shange passed away 70 years old.


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