Raymond's Run Flyer
By; Toni Bambara Created by; Kayla Hilton
Plot of Raymond's Run.
About Toni Bambara
Toni Cade Bambara was born in New York City to parents Walter and Helen (Henderson) Cade. She grew up in Harlem, Bedford, Stuyvesant (Brooklyn), Queens and New Jersey, Nj. In 1970 she changed her name to include the name of a West African ethnic group, Bambara
Bambara graduated from Queens College with a B.A. in Theater Arts/English Literature in 1959, then studied mime at the Ecole de Mime Etienne Decroux in Paris, France. She also became interested in dance before completing her master's degree in American Studies at City college, New York (from 1962), while serving as program director of Colony Settlement House in Brooklyn. She has also worked for New York social services and as a recreation director in the psychiatric ward of Metropolitan hospital. From 1965 to 1969 she was with City College's Search for Education, Elevation, Knowledge-program.