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A Raisin in the Sun Oral Report

Group 1


Provide political, economic and legislative information on both a national and regional level.  African american history, Chicago history, civil rights movement, and abortion.

Group 2


Provide information about popular culture, music, art, religion and literature of the period.

Group 3


Provide information about Lorraine Hansberry, the original and subsequent productions of the play.  Also provide a basic overview of African American contributions to the American Theater.


This Research Guide has been compiled to help you find a variety of resources to prepare your presentations on A Raisin in the Sun Here you will find a detailed bibliography of books, media, and online resources for each research group. 

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Home in Chicago's Marquette Park neighborhood, built in 1950.  From Zillow online real estate listings.