Famed ‘For Colored Girls’ Creator Ntozake Shange Passes Away At 70 Years Old
The famed playwright passed away in her sleep.
Admirers across the web shared their condolences and paid their tributes to the legend:
This just brought me to my knees. Ntozake Shange ushered generations of Black women into liberation. She deserves this rest. https://t.co/FdnK4WRoZq— Evette Dionne 🤷🏾♀️ (@freeblackgirl) October 27, 2018
light, peace, and progress to the Spirit of Ntozake Shange. Thank you for singing our song, for singing a Black girls’s song. Rest. ✨— Yaba Blay (@fiyawata) October 27, 2018
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When I first found the words of Ntozake Shange, it was revelatory, it gave me a way forward and a better sense of myself. So thankful for the words that she gave us all. Rest well.— Blair LM Kelley (@profblmkelley) October 27, 2018
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