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Alice Childress
(1920-1994) born on
Oct 12
US playwright, actress, director. She was a successful actress and director before becoming a playwright; her plays include "Florence," 1950 and "Trouble in Mind," 1955.
         
   
F
. . . "the good old days." The only good days are ahead.

R
I'm independent as a hog on ice and a hog on ice is dead, cold, well-preserved and don't need a mother'grabbin, thing.
A
The twisted circumstances under which we live is grist for the writing mill, the loving, hating and discovering, finding new handles for old pitchers . . .
N
. . . and realizing there is no such thing as the Black experience. . . . Time and events allow for change on both sides.
K
. . . it's a poor kind of man that won't fight for his own freedom.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Alice Childress," in "Interviews with Contemporary Women Playwrights," by Kathleen Betsko & Rachel Koenig, 1987.
R: Tommy in "Wine in the Wilderness," 1969.
A: "A Candle in a Gale Wind," in "Black Women Writers," ed. Mari Evans, 1984.
N: "A Candle in a Gale Wind," in "Black Women Writers," ed. Mari Evans, 1984.
K: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
   


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