What Is Racism In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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Judge, hate and be angry at someone that you don’t even know just because they have a different skin color! Racism, the topic that even though in this time period, almost everyone agreed that it’s bad, that one should not judge a person based on his or her skin color, race and how he or she dresses, still exist. But, why? How come even though one is taught that racism is unjust, how come one still does it? Is it because one race is better than the other? Or is it just because of the differences and the stereotypes that are placed on people and their race? In the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry and the article “Black Men and Public Space” by Brent Staple, the two point out the flaws of this society, they show that racism still continues to exist because what others still think about other races, about the stereotypes, they still think that if one causes an issue then that means as a whole, everyone in that race is the same. In the play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, the play is about an African American family that live in a low class neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. Even though they are poor, but they are good people, they work hard to earn their living. Lena Younger, the mother character in the story, after receives $10,000 from her dead husband. She…show more content…
The article points that when it comes to black community, we’re usually think of black crimes, robbery, drugs and so more. But is it really true, is it true that all black people are drug dealer or robbers? Are black people all criminals? The answer to that is no, this is just a bad stereotype that is place on the African American community. In every races there is imperfection, so to say that all black people are bad is unfair and injustice, and because of these stereotypes, racism still continues to grow and exist in today

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