She acted in Lorraine Hansberry's play, "A Raisin in the Sun," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Alex Desert, Jennifer Shelton, Tracey A. Leigh, Roger Bridges, Willie C. Carpenter, Malcolm Danare, Darren Law, and ...
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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.