Playwright, poet, novelist, and pioneer are just a few of the monikers attached to he name Ntozake Shange, who is best known for her poem turned play turned film, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf.” The 70-year old died Saturday morning in her sleep at an assisted living facility in Bowie, MD, according to the Star Tribune.
News of her passing was also provided by her family through her Twitter account saying, “To our extended family and friends, it is with sorrow that we inform you that our loved one, Ntozake Shange, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of October 27, 2018. Memorial information / details will follow at a later date.”
Source: article via thegrio.com
Thank you. R.I.P.