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What did Lorraine Hansberry parents do for a living?
Early life and family Lorraine Hansberry was the youngest of four children born to Carl Augustus Hansberry, a successful real-estate broker and Nannie Louise (born Perry), a driving school teacher and ward committeewoman.
What is Lorraine Hansberry nationality?
Lorraine Hansberry / Nationality
Is Lorraine Hansberry African-American?
Lorraine Hansberry was an American playwright whose A Raisin in the Sun (1959) was the first drama by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway.
Where and when was Lorraine Hansberry born?
May 19, 1930, Chicago, IL
Lorraine Hansberry / Born
Jan 19, 2018 · Hansberry's father was a successful real estate broker, and her mother was a schoolteacher. Her parents contributed large sums of money to the ...
Jul 8, 2019 · Known For: Lorraine Hansberry was a Black playwright, essayist, and activist ... Parents: Carl Augustus Hansberry and Nannie Perry Hansberry ...
Lorraine Vivian Hansberry was born in Chicago, the daughter of Nannie Perry Hansberry and Carl A. Hansberry, both active proponents of civil rights. Her uncle ...
Lorraine Hansberry was born in Chicago on May 19, 1930, the last of four children born to the independent, politically active, Republican, and well-to-do Carl ...
Jan 24, 2022 · Lorraine's father, Carl Augustus Hansberry, was a real-estate speculator and a proud race man. When Lorraine was seven years old, the family ...
Lorraine chose Bob as her literary executor upon her death in order to protect ... my parents in my deep commitment and connection to Lorraine Hansberry.
Hansberry's parents, Carl Augustus and Nannie Perry, migrated north to Chicago, where Carl established one of the city's first black banks and proved himself a ...
Feb 26, 2019 · Hansberry, whose parents had moved from the Deep South during the Great Migration of African-Americans to the North, developed a nuanced view of ...
(Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays: The Drinking Gourd/What Use Are Flowers? by Lorraine Hansberry, 1994, p. 27) Hansberry's parents sent her to public ...
Lorraine Hansberry was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 19, 1930. Lorraine's parents fought for equality for African Americans.