Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Lorraine Hansberry

At a time when women, people of color and homosexuals were confined to the margins of society, Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), best known for A Raisin in the Sun, challenged U.S. society to live up to its ideals. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart tells the story of the young, gifted, black woman who chose words to fight injustice, onstage and off.

Total CPB Investment: 

$80,000

Made Possible by CPB's: 

Tracy Heather Strain and Randall MacLowry
Boston, MA
TVPRG - ITVS subgrant
$80,000

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Arts & Culture