Prof. Soyica Diggs Colbert’s biography of Lorraine Hansberry Reviewed in New York Times

Georgetown University Prof. Soyica Diggs Colbert in a black shirt and hoop earrings, sits in the lobby of the Davis Performing Arts Center.

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Congratulations to Prof. Soyica Diggs Colbert, whose “loving, lavishly detailed” new book on Lorraine Hansberry, “Radical Vision,” was featured on the New York Times front page on April 14, 2021! “Soyica Diggs Colbert, a professor of African American Studies and Performing Arts at Georgetown University, adds her contribution with ‘Radical Vision,’ positioned as the first scholarly biography. Here is Hansberry resurrected from the archives, from her scripts, scraps and drafts,” says NYT book critic Parul Sehgal. 

Read the full New York Times review.