Lorraine Hansberry

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  • ''You know, when these New Negroes have their convention—that is going to be the chairman of the Committee on Unending Agitation. Race, race, race!... Damn, even the N double A C P takes a holiday sometimes!''
    Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), African American playwright. A Raisin in the Sun, act 2, scene 3 (1959). Walter Lee Younger, the ne'er-do-well protagonist of this play about a family in a poor African American Chicago neighborhood, teases his politically-engaged sister, who is a college student. "NAACP" stands for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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