Frases de Lorraine Hansberry

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Lorraine Hansberry

Fecha de nacimiento: 19. Mayo 1930
Fecha de muerte: 12. Enero 1965
Otros nombres:لورن هنزبری, 洛蘭·漢斯貝里

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Lorraine Hansberry fue una activista, dramaturga y escritora estadounidense, que participó en la lucha por la igualdad.[1]​

Su obra más famosa, Un lunar en el sol , escrita en 1959, se inspiró en la batalla legal emprendida por su familia y en contra de las leyes de segregación racial en Chicago durante su infancia.

Hansberry inspiró la canción "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" de la cantante y pianista Nina Simone.

Fue nominada en los premios Premio Tony a la mejor obra y en los Premios WGA al drama estadounidense mejor escrito.

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Frases Lorraine Hansberry

„Never be afraid to sit a while and think.“

—  Lorraine Hansberry
Context: Don't get up. Just sit a while and think. Never be afraid to sit a while and think. Asagai to Beneatha, Act III

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„There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing.“

—  Lorraine Hansberry
Context: There is always something left to love. And if you ain't learned that, you ain't learned nothing. Have you cried for that boy today? I don't mean for yourself and for the family 'cause we lost the money. I mean for him; what he's been through and what it done to him. Child, when do you think is the time to love somebody the most; when they done good and made things easy for everybody? Well then, you ain't through learning — because that ain't the time at all. It's when he's at his lowest and can't believe in hisself 'cause the world done whipped him so. When you starts measuring somebody, measure him right child, measure him right. Make sure you done taken into account what hills and valleys he come through before he got to wherever he is. Mama, Act III

„Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations.“

—  Lorraine Hansberry
Context: I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love. Therefore, since I have known all of these things, I have found them to be reason enough and — I wish to live. Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations. p. 100

„I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love.“

—  Lorraine Hansberry
Context: I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love. Therefore, since I have known all of these things, I have found them to be reason enough and — I wish to live. Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations. p. 100

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