by Jenée Desmond-Harris onApril 20, 2012
The actor and Clybourne Park producer hopes a play about race makes you laugh in an uncomfortable way.
by Kai Wright onMarch 11, 2009
When historians talk about her groundbreaking work and ideas, they still too often omit her contribution to feminist and gay politics. But the blatant straight-washing paints an incomplete picture of the artist and her evolving sense of humanity.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onMarch 11, 2009
When it opened on Broadway 50 years ago, 'A Raisin in the Sun' shed a scorching light on our struggle for the American Dream. What can we learn from the play now as our home equity goes up in smoke and we, like the Youngers, teeter on the brink of economic collapse?
by Brian Gilmore onMarch 10, 2009
It's been 50 years since 'A Raisin in the Sun' debuted on Broadway. And as we commemorate the iconic play, a look back at the housing integration case behind the art.
by Helena Andrews onJanuary 7, 2009
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