Grimké, Angelina Weld


Grimké, Angelina Weld
(1880-1958)
   Not to be confused with her great-aunt Angelina Grimké Weld (1805-1879) after whom she was named, the playwright was born in Boston to legally married interracial parents. Like her abolitionist namesake, Grimké used her literary talent to call attention to injustices suffered by African Americans. Her play Rachel was staged by the Nathaniel Guy Players at Myrtill Miner Normal School in Washington, D.C., in 1916, at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse in 1917, and by numerous amateur groups after its publication in 1920. In response to lynch-ings of black males, the tragic heroine Rachel, who loves children and has longed for motherhood, sends away the man she loves after she solemnly vows never to bring a black child into this world.

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  • Angelina Weld Grimke — Angelina Weld Grimké Angelina Weld Grimké Angelina Weld Grimké (27 février 1880 – 10 juin 1958) était une journaliste et poétesse afro américaine, née à Boston. Son père, Archibald Grimké, était un avocat noir diplômé de Harvard et qui fut vice… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Angelina Weld Grimké — (27 février 1880 – 10 juin 1958) était une journaliste et poétesse afro américaine, née à Boston (États Unis). Son père, Archibald Grimké, était un avocat noir diplômé de Harvard et qui fut vice président de la NAACP. La mère d Angelina Weld… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Angelina Weld Grimké — Infobox Person name = Angelina Weld Grimké caption = birth date = birth date|1880|02|27|df=yes birth place = Boston, Massachusetts, USA death date = death date and age|1958|06|10|1880|02|27|df=yes death place = New York City, New York, USA… …   Wikipedia

  • Grimké, Sarah (Moore); and Grimké, Angelina (Emily) — born Nov. 26, 1792, Charleston, S.C., U.S. died Dec. 23, 1873, Hyde Park, Mass. born Feb. 20, 1805, Charleston died Oct. 26, 1879, Hyde Park U.S. antislavery crusaders and women s rights advocates. Though born to a wealthy slaveholding family,… …   Universalium

  • Grimké, Sarah (Moore) y Grimké, Angelina (Emily) — (26 nov. 1792, Charleston, S.C., EE.UU.–23 dic. 1873, Hyde Park, Mass.) (20 feb. 1805, Charleston–26 oct. 1879, Hyde Park). Estadounidenses, abolicionistas y defensoras de los derechos de la mujer. Aunque nacieron en una familia acaudalada y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Angelina W. Grimke — Angelina Weld Grimké Angelina Weld Grimké Angelina Weld Grimké (27 février 1880 – 10 juin 1958) était une journaliste et poétesse afro américaine, née à Boston. Son père, Archibald Grimké, était un avocat noir diplômé de Harvard et qui fut vice… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Weld, Theodore Dwight — born Nov. 23, 1803, Hampton, Conn., U.S. died Feb. 3, 1895, Hyde Park, Mass. U.S. reformer. He left divinity studies to become an agent for the American Anti Slavery Society (1834). His pamphlets The Bible Against Slavery (1837) and Slavery as It …   Universalium

  • Grimké — is the surname and may refer to:* John Faucheraud Grimké (1752 1819) * Sarah Moore Grimké (1792 1873) * Angelina Emily Grimké (1805–1879) * Charlotte Forten Grimké (1837 1914)) * Archibald Henry Grimké (1849 1930) * Francis James Grimké (1852… …   Wikipedia

  • Angelina Grimke — Angelina Grimké Pour les articles homonymes, voir Grimké.  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes personnes partageant un même nom. Angelina Grimké est le nom de deux personnalités américaines appartenant à la même famille :… …   Wikipédia en Français


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