Richard Wilson 's ' Nigger Go Home '

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black child could do that well on his own. Wilson would also often find notes on his desk reading "Nigger go home." At home, his family had to endure racial slurs in the mostly white Hazelwood area of Pittsburgh.
8.Accomplishments
Wilson won a numerous amount of prestigious awards and made outstanding accomplishments throughout his career. He was the first African-American to have two plays running on Broadway at the same time and was one of only seven American playwrights to win two Pulitzer Prizes. He was named Pittsburgher of the year in 1990 by Pittsburgh Magazine, and in 1992 he received an honorary degree from Pittsburgh University. In 1999, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette named Wilson the top Pittsburgh cultural power broker.
9. The Plan
After gaining a foothold in the world of theatre, Wilson plotted his unique and distinct plan for his career: to document the 20th century struggles of African-Americans, decade by decade, in a series of ten plays.
10.Family
Born Frederick August Kittel on April 27, 1945, to Daisy Wilson-Kittel and Frederick Kittel, Wilson spent the majority of his childhood in poverty in the Hill district of Pittsburgh, where he shared a two room house with five siblings that had no hot water. His mother supported the family as a madi while he dead beat his father, a German baker, spent little to no time with them.

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