Playwright Lynn Nottage with the newly unveiled statue by sculptor Alison Saar Credit: Bill Moore photo

A statue of Lorraine Hansberry, created by sculptor Alison Saar, was unveiled in Duffy Square earlier this month. The unveiling ceremony featured a performance from Tony Award-winner LaChanze, remarks from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage; other writers, composers and lyricists were also honored. Hansberry’s grand-niece Taye Hansberry also spoke at the unveiling.

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