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Comparing Civil Rights to A Raisin in the Sun. Nicole Feoli. Housing Segregation. 1960’s. A Raisin in the Sun. Blacks were f orced to live in poor neighborhoods Whites lived in rich neighborhoods with nicer homes. Youngers lived in a poor apartment A partment was small and cheap

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Comparing civil rights to a raisin in the sun

Comparing Civil Rights to A Raisin in the Sun

Nicole Feoli


Housing segregation

Housing Segregation

1960’s

A Raisin in the Sun

  • Blacks were forced to live in poor neighborhoods

  • Whites lived in rich neighborhoods with nicer homes

  • Youngers lived in a poor apartment

  • Apartment was small and cheap

    • Slept on couches

    • Washed their own clothes

    • Worked hard for small amounts of money

  • Wanted to live in a better community


Employment opportunities for minorities

Employment Opportunities for Minorities

1960’s

A Raisin in the Sun

  • Blacks: blue- collared jobs

  • Didn’t receive good pay

  • Women: Household jobs

    • Cooking

    • Cleaning

    • Washing

  • Walter: Chauffer

  • Mama: House work; took care of family

  • Ruth: Housing chores


My culture background

My Culture/ Background

  • Italian

  • Pasta dinner always on Sundays

  • Love Italian foods

  • Different now, then before because people don’t judge off of my culture


Personal goals dreams

Personal Goals/ Dreams

  • College: Become successful

  • Play college softball:starting short-stop: Continue what I love to do

  • Raise a great family

    • Like Mama

  • “Sometimes you feel like you’re not good enough and feel like giving up on you’re dreams.”

    • Relates to Bennie’s feelings


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • People need to always have goals to become successful

  • Don’t let other people stop you for fighting for what is right

  • Don’t be afraid to show who you really are

    • Black

    • Different cultural background


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