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Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry: Activist & Writer

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Event:
Lorraine Hansberry: Activist & Writer
Start:
June 18, 2016 6:30 PM
End:
June 18, 2016 8:30 PM
Cost:
Suggested donation of $5 to benefit the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Organizer:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
212 620 7310 ext. 300
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
June 11, 2016
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
Phone:
212 620 7310 ext. 300
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Lorraine Hansberry

 

Join us for an evening of talks on the life of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun, with a Focus on Her Political Activism and the People Who Influenced Her

Q & A to follow

Guest Speakers:

Reginald Manning, Union Organizer

Karen Murphy, Actor & Writer

Leila Ortiz, Poet & Activist

James Wright, African American Scholar

Program:

James Wright: Biographical Overview of the Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Reginald Manning: Lorraine Hansberry’s Involvement With the Civil Rights Movement

Leila Ortiz: Lorraine Hansberry as a Feminist and Lesbian

Karen Murphy: Lorraine Hansberry’s Journalism

 

 

 

 

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