This Week in Black History

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October 24, 1935

 Langston Hughes’ play “Mulatto” opens in New York, becoming the first black-authored play to become a long-running Broadway hit. It holds the record for longest-running black-authored play on Broadway until Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” in 1959.

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