Tag: Race and Ethnicity

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

“America has given the Negro people a bad check” , this is thoroughly shown, along with other themes, throughout both A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Before the civil rights movement, and for some time after, blacks were given the short …

Sonny’s Blues

In Sonny’s Blues the and the autobiographical notes of James Baldwin found in the book show the racism of the time and how subtle it is and how it becomes a part of a person once it is introduced to them. In the auto biographical notes Baldwin says, “I was forced to admit something I …