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For Colored Girls...

Bernardine Evaristo describes how Ntozake Shange's poetry collection For Colored Girls... inspired her to work in experimental theatre and ultimately find her voice as a novelist.

Writer Bernardine Evaristo describes her love for the book "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange. This collection of poems inspired Evaristo to break into experimental black theatre and ultimately find her own voice as a novelist.

Producer: Smita Patel.

15 minutes


The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

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