Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Playwright Lorraine Hansberry's 'A Raisin in the Sun' as Black Activism

The first of my articles for Biography.com was published earlier this week.  The assignment was to 800-100 words on the artist (Lorraine Hansberry) and the work (A Raisin in the Sun) - the cultural and historical context and continuing legacy and relevance.

...The Younger family is waiting for a $10,000 life insurance check resulting from the father’s recent death. The windfall represents a kind of liberation to the family with the central conflict over how to spend the money...

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