Ntozake Shange  and Michele Wallace

Ntozake Shange and Michele Wallace

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Playwright Ntozake Shange passes at 70

Reports indicate that Black playwright Ntozake Shange has died.

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Ntozake Shange: A colored girl for whom the rainbow is not enuf Pt. 1

It has been awhile since Ntozake Shange’s paradigm-shifting “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” exploded onto the theatrical scene in 1973, introducing a provocative new voice and unique genre—the choreopoem.