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  1. Relating Civil Rights to Raisin in the Sun Annalie Brining

  2. Employment Opportunities 1960 America A Raisin in the Sun • African Americans faced large amounts of employment discrimination • People refused to hire black Americans • Those who had jobs, such as police or bus driver, were only allowed positions in their own communities

  3. Segregated Housing 1960 America A Raisin in the Sun • Early 1900 African Americans were scattered into white neighborhoods. • Projects such as urban renewal policies began making them segregated • As African Americans came into the cities, whites began to flee to the suburbs

  4. My Ethnic Background • Mostly Italian • Irish • My family doesn’t have any cultural traditions • doesn’t change my view on identity because its not a big deal for me. • The novel’s theme is that you should have pride in your culture and who you are • I don’t define myself by my ethnic background • Im not judged by it like in the book

  5. Personal Dreams and Goals • Going to a good college • Getting a good job • Living in New York • Being happy and worry free

  6. http://www.law.fsu.edu/journals/landuse/vol141/seit.htm#FNT*