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  • “Lorraine Hansberry’s Remarkable Renaissance Is Timely, Exciting, Awkward, and Necessary”, HUMANITIES, Summer 2019, Vol. 40, No. 3.
  • “Boston Filmmakers win Peabody Award for Lorraine Hansberry Doc,” Boston Globe. Apr 25.


  • “Tracy Heather Strain on Making the Lorraine Hansberry Documentary ‘Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart'”, Exhale Lifestyle magazine. Sep 3.
  • “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart — Talking to Filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain,” Los Angeles Review of Books Blog, Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn. Jan 19.
  • “New documentary chronicles the brief but brilliant life of Lorraine Hansberry,” Heidi Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times. Jan. 19.
  • “#RolandMartinUnfiltered 1.18.18: Talking with Tracy Heather Strain about Lorraine Hansberry PBS doc,” Roland Martin. Jan. 18.
  • “Documentary Filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain,” Chicago Sun-Times. Jan. 18.
  • “At Long Last, ‘Raisin In The Sun’ Playwright’s Story Is Told,” Erin Trahan, WBUR/Boston. Jan. 15.
  • “MITCHELL: New Lorraine Hansberry biopic worth every year, every penny it took,” Mary Mitchell, Chicago Sun-Times. Jan. 13.
  • “For Lorraine Hansberry, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Was Just the Start,” Salamishah Tillet. The New York Times. Jan. 12.
  • “Tracy Heather Strain joins TheGrio LIVE to talk about her new doc ‘Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart’.” Jan. 11.
  • WBUR, Radio Boston, “Lorraine Hansberry’s Unflinching Critique Of American Life,” host Meghna Chakrabarti, Jan. 19.
  • WABE Radio/Atlanta, “City Lights with Lois Reitzes.” Jan. 8.


  • “Tracy Heather Strain on her Lorraine Hansberry doc Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart,” Now Toronto. Sep.