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AMERICAN MASTERS

S32 Ep1: Lorraine Hansberry on being young, gifted and black

  • Aired: 01/19/2018
  • 01:41
  • Rating: NR
With her health failing, Lorraine Hansberry left the hospital to speak to the teenage winners of a national writing contest. She described the young writers as "young, gifted and black" - the words that inspired the Nina Simone song of the same name - and urged them to represent their community in their work.
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