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Lorraine Hansberry’s Adolescent Home

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Google Map image, 2017

Hansberry lived here while attending Englewood High School. Her parents were prominent activists, and their home was a mecca for African-American leaders in the arts and politics, including Duke Ellington, Paul Robeson, and Langston Hughes. The street was called South Parkway at the time.

Hansberry lived here while attending Englewood High School. Her parents were prominent activists, and their home was a mecca for African-American leaders in the arts and politics, including Duke Ellington, Paul Robeson, and Langston Hughes. The street was called South Parkway at the time.

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