is an award-winning Broadway actress.
She has been active at the United Nations Economic and Social Council on the issues of the status of women and Southern Africa.
In 1959, a Vinie Burrows, possibly identical, commissioned the work of black composer Ulysses Simpson Kay.
Burrows won the Paul Robeson Award in 1986.
She was to appear in a show titled "Sister! Sister!" at the University of Delaware in Newark in November 1991.
She was to be a panelist in the 2000-2001 African Diaspora lecture series at the Center for Ideas and Society in Riverside, California.
She was to appear in a reprise of the show titled "Sister! Sister!" at Brandeis University's Women's Studies Research Center in March 2001.
The Black Theater Guild at Massachusetts Institute of Technology expected to host Burrows for lunch in February 2003.
She played the role of Barbara Scarlatti in "Bel Canto" in September 2003 on stage in Atlanta, Georgia.
She was due to appear in a show titled "Black on the Great White Way: The Story of Rose McClendon" at the University of Iowa in March 2007.