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“A Black Woman Speaks” : Playwright, Film Producer, Poet, & Author, Beah Richards

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A veteran stage performer and character player, Beah Richards is perhaps best remembered by movie audiences for her Oscar-nominated portrayal as Sidney Poitier’s proud, knowing mother in Stanley Kramer’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” (1967). Like Angela Lansbury, Richards was often called on to portray the mother of actors not …read more

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