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Shirley Graham DuBois
She was born Shirley Graham in Evansville, Indiana; her father was a minister.
She married but was her husband died, leaving her with three children.
In 1951, Shirley Graham married W.E.B. DuBois. The two emigrated to Ghana, where they received citizenship. In 1967 she was forced to leave after a military-led coup d'etat.
She moved to Cairo, Egypt where she continued writing. Her son accompanied her, and worked as a journalist.
Shirley Graham DuBois died of breast cancer in March 1977.
- "We are a race of artists. What are we doing about it?"
~ "Towards an American Theatre" Arts Quarterly Oct-Dec 1937 
Black Women in America An Historical Encyclopedia, 1993, Carlson Publishing Inc., Brooklyn, New York (ISBN 0-926019-61-9)
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