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Playwright Lesli Lee dies at age 83

Playwright Lesli Lee dies at age 83

Feb. 6 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Lesli Lee, one of America’s most significant Black playwrights prior to the emergence of August Wilson, died January 20 in Manhattan at 83 of congestive heart failure. Lee is best known for his Obie Award-winning...

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Amicus Radius rescues girls from dead-end futures

Feb. 13 |   Every year they help hundreds of girls bypass the ‘probation pipeline’ By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   “Amicus Radius, honored as 2012 Program of the Year by Minnesota Women’s Consortium…, works with teenage girls involved...