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Full Name: Angelina Weld Grimke
(1880-1958) Poet, playwright. Angelina Weld Grimke lived in Manhattan, New York. She was a writer of the Harlem Renaissance. Her play "Rachel" (1916) was said by critics to be "…the first successful drama written by a Negro and interpreted by Negro actors." Another well-known work of hers is the short story "The Closing Door." Her poems were published in the magazines "The Crisis" and "Opportunity" and in Countee Cullen's anthology, "Caroling Dusk" (1927).
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1880 (Unknown) County
Angelina Weld Grimke was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1880. 
1916 (Unknown) County
Said by critics to be "…the first successful drama written by a Negro and interpreted by Negro actors." The play was produced in Washington, D.C. in 1916 and published in 1920. 
1919 (Unknown) County
The Closing Door
(Pub: The Birth Control Review. ISBN: )
Short story. 
1958 (Unknown) County
Angelina Grimke died in New York City in 1958. 
? New York County
Grimke lived in Manhattan, New York. 
? Kings County
Grimke lived her later years in Brooklyn, New York. 
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The Eyes of My Regret
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At April
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