Ntozake Shange Contemporary African American writer and performance artist

Ntozake Shange is a 70 years old Contemporary African American writer and performance artist from Trenton, New Jersey. Ntozake Shange was born on October 18, 1948 (died on October 27, 2018, she was 70 years old) in Trenton, New Jersey as Paulette L. Williams. Her nickname was Paulette Williams (Birth name).

Ntozake Shange

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Ntozake Shange is an American playwright and poet. As a self-proclaimed black feminist she addresses issues relating to race and feminism in much of her work. Shange is best known for the Obie Award-winning play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. She also wrote Betsey Brown a novel about an African-American girl who runs away from home.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Ntozake Shange is Paulette L. Williams
Is Ntozake Shange still alive?

No, she died on 10/27/2018, 3 years ago. She was 70 years old when she died. Cause of death: cerebrovascular disease. She died in Bowie

Family

Husband

David Murray

David Murray, Actor

Awards (3)

Awarded Langston Hughes Medal in 2015 , awarded John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 1980 , awarded Shelley Memorial Award in 2017 ,

Education

She graduated from Barnard College and University Of Southern California

What was Ntozake's zodiac sign?

Ntozake Shange zodiac sign was libra.

Where does She lives?

She is living in Brooklyn.

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