Skip to Main Content

A Raisin in the Sun: Research





Citations You Need!

  • Desmond, Matthew. "How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality." New York Times [New York City], 9 May 2017. The New York Times Magazine, Accessed 14 Nov. 2022.
  • Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. New York City, Vintage Books, 1958. 
  • Welsh, Michael. "Building the Troost Wall: Structural Racism in Kansas City." Youtube, Google, 29 June 2017, Accessed 16 Nov. 2022.

Essential Question?

  1. How has the idea of the American Dream of owning a home shifted since the 1950s?
  2. How does race and economic status affect ones ability to achieve satisfaction with ones life?
  3. What kinds of long-term economic effects does housing discrimination have? (connect to TODAY)

NoodleTools NoteCards

@BVWLibrary Follow Us
Blue Valley West High School @bvwlibrary @bvwlibrary