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If you’re interested in learning about the first Black female playwright to have a play performed on Broadway then my Lorraine Hansberry Black History Short is for you.

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A profile of Carter G. Woodson, the “father of Black History” who founded Black History Week which later became Black History Month.

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If you’re interested in learning about a playwright who created a body of work that told the story of the Black experience and helped to launch the careers of several famous Black actors and actresses then my August Wilson Black History Short is for you.

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If you’re interested in learning about a writer, poet, and activist who penned “The Color Purple” which spent 25 weeks on the New York Times’ bestseller list and won both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction then my Alice Walker Black History Short for you.

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A profile of Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian novelist who wrote stories about interactions between Africans and colonialists but set himself apart by telling them from the perspective of Africans.

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