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For Colored Girls

Ntozake Shange


Poetry, Nonfiction

Pre 2015

For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

Filled with passion, humor, and raw honesty, legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange’s form-changing choreopoem tells the stories of seven women of color using poetry, song, and movement. With unflinching honesty and emotion, each woman voices her survival story of having to exist in a world shaped by sexism and racism.

For Colored Girls
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