Summary Of Lorraine Hansberry 's ' A Raisin Of The Sun '
“A Raisin in the Sun,” written by Lorraine Hansberry in 1959, is about a poor African-American family, the Youngers. The play revolves around mother and grandmother Lena Younger, her daughter Benetha, son Walter, and daughter-in-law Ruth, living in a cramped two-bedroom apartment and dreams of owning a home one day. When Lena’s husband dies, they are given $10,000 from his life insurance policy, giving them an opportunity at a new start. With this money, Lena fulfills her dream and buys a house