She acted and directed James Baldwin's play, "The Amen Corner," in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with BeBe Drake, Amad Jackson, Iona Morris, Lou Myers, Portia Realer, Riley Roberts, Pamela Shaddock, Michele Shay, Dick Anthony Williams, and Felicia Wilson in the ...
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I feel it is vital to understand your own culture because the history that you are defines, in a great sense, who you can be in the present time. I find that so very often, as an African-American woman, who I am is being defined by other people rather than myself.
Among her many accomplishments, Winston served as national co-chairperson of AFTRA's Equal Employment Opportunities Committee, and was recognized by the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with a Hattie Winston Day in 1993 and 1997.