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In the novel Raisin in the Sun wrote by Lorraine Hansberry There weremany to believed that her childhoodeducation and being a AfricanAmerican raised in racial divided time period had an affect on the wayshe wrote Throughout her life Hansberry kept diaries journals andletters and wrote many essays Mainiero Lina Education was keyfactor in Hansberry life and writing allowed Hansberry to write themelody as she knew it in a different keyHuntley ED Being anAfrican American in time period of racial tension blacks needed a wayto outlet their stress and anger Lorraine Hansberrys writing style isgreatly affected by the time era she grows up in and her childhoodLorraine Hansberry was born May 19 1930 in Chicago Illinois to CarlA Hansberry a realtorblack activist and Nanny Perry Hansberry a formerschool teacher Hansberry at a young age was introduced to not only tothe major figures of the black community but also to African studentsmany of whom became leaders in the liberated African nationsAs achild Lorraine Hansberry sat quietly when the noted poet LangstonHughes came to visit her fatherCheney Anne Even the seeds for thisquiet celebration A Raisin in the Sun may well have beengerminatingCheney When she was eight years old Hansberry fatherchallenged Chicagos discriminatory real estate statues by moving hisfamily into a new house in a white neighborhood A mob of whitesgathered in front of the house and threw a brick through the frontwindow narrowly missing eight-year-old Lorraine and forcing the familyto move out Wilkerson MargaretOrdered by a lower court to remove hisfamily from the house Carl Hansberry fought the case the way to theUS Supreme Court which decided in his favor Lorraine Hansberry wasmotivated by her fathers victory for equal rightsThis may be thereason for why Hansberry shows the reality of family and parenting inher writing The Hansberry died on January 12 1965 in New YorkEducation was a big part of Lorraine Hansberry life because that wassomething she valued Hansberry attended public schools Betsy RossElementary and Englewood High
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