Not in My Backyard

As the iconic ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ turns 50, a look back at the housing integration case behind the art.

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Hansberry’s play is about determination, the human spirit and a willingness to be courageous as we try to make ourselves at home in a sometimes hostile land.

Brian Gilmore is an attorney and writer in Washington, D.C.

 

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