MGH & Studs Terkel: Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

MGH & Studs Terkel: Episode 2: Lorraine Hansberry

Thursday, 15 October

In 1959 Lorraine Hansberry became the first Black woman to have a play produced on Broadway. Soon after “A Raisin in the Sun” made history, the 28-year-old writer and activist talked to Studs Terkel about racial and gender inequity and the role of art in confronting difficult truths about our world. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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