Ntozake Shange Sits Down with Harriete Cole of The Root

Literary icon Ntozake Shange sits for a brief interview with The Root's Harriete Cole. In the...



Literary icon Ntozake Shange sits for a brief interview with The Root's Harriete Cole. In the 10 minute clip, Shange discusses:


  • -How For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf made it Broadway
  • -How she forbid Madea from making an appearance in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls
  • -Her writing process
  • -How She's overcome her recent health challenges


Shange's latest novel Some Sing, Some Cry (written with her sister Ifa Bayeza) is now available in hardcover.

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