In the 1950s, racism was at its best and racial conflict was a common occurrence throughout the USA; black people were living in the fear of racial terrorism and physical harm. The determination of the white people to deny equal rights for the black people frequently resulted in to violent clashes, and that led to racial terrorism and physical attack on the black people. Thus, black people used to live in the fear of physical harm. In “A Raisin in the Sun”, the evidence of racial terrorism was prevalent, and it was explain in two occasions. Jacqueline Foertsch wrote in her “Against the "starless midnight of racism and war": A...
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