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Ntozake Shange, the poet, novelist and pioneering playwright responsible for the choreopoem, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died on Saturday (October 27). The 70-year-old died in her sleep Saturday morning in an assisted living facility in Bowie, Md., where she lived. To honor her life and legacy, Black Twitter shared what Shange meant to them and how they love her fiercely.