Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth
MARCH 16, 2017
But her experience and those of the residents in her community inspired her greatest work, A Raisin in the Sun , the first play written by an African American to be produced on Broadway. She challenged many contemporary notions by taking on familiar biblical stories but retelling them through the female experience, and was met with contempt and even violence. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.