Happy birthday to American playwright, Charles Fuller!
Fuller is most famous for his Pulitzer Prize winning drama "A Soldier's Story". The play speaks to racial boundaries as it tells the story of a Black captain's search for the murderer of a Black sergeant on a US army base. Fun Fact: The show never premiered on Broadway because Fuller refused to drop the last line "You'll have to get used to Black people being in charge." (I found that on Wikipedia so it's really just a rumor but still, super cool)
Fuller has written a number of other award winning or nominated works. He is a brave writer, a compassionate dram