Greatest African-American Plays

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  • Black Nativity
  • The Gospel At Colonus
  • Platanos And Collard Greens
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • For Colored Girls Who Have Consider Suicide When
  • Fences
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruined
  • The Mountaintop
  • Stick Fly
  • Topdog/Underdog
  • Blues for Mr. Charlie

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuff

Ntozake Shange's 1975 play For Colored Girls... is a series of monologues by African-American women dealing with their struggles of sexism, abuse, abortion, rape and murder. The play has featured Alfre Woodard and Lynn Whitfield.

(Photo: Bantam Books)

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