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Ntozake Shange's Profile

Brief about Ntozake Shange: By info that we know Ntozake Shange was born at 1948-10-18. And also Ntozake Shange is American Playwright.

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I'm a firm believer that language and how we use language determines how we act, and how we act then determines our lives and other people's lives.

Tags: Act, Language, Lives

If anything is life-changing, being the descendant of a slave is.

Tags: Descendant, Slave

Multiculturalism is a white people joke.

Tags: Joke, White

Multiculturalism isn't about culture, it's about power.

Tags: Culture, Power

I started writing because there's an absence of things I was familiar with or that I dreamed about. One of my senses of anger is related to this vacancy - a yearning I had as a teenager... and when I get ready to write, I think I'm trying to fill that.

Tags: Anger, Trying, Writing

I write for young girls of color, for girls who don't even exist yet, so that there is something there for them when they arrive. I can only change how they live, not how they think.

Tags: Change, Write, Young

White people use their literature to maintain culture. That's why you find references to Milton and Spencer and Shakespeare and Dostoyevsky in contemporary novels.

Tags: Culture, Literature, Why