Lena Younger has just purchased a home in Clybourne Park, an
No, thank you very much. Please. Well--to get right to the point I--I am sure you people must be aware of some of the incidents which have happened in various parts of the city when colored people have moved into certain areas--Well--because we have what I think is going to be a unique type of organization in American community life--
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I want you to believe me when I tell you that race prejudice simply doesn’t enter into it. It is a matter of the people of Clybourne Park believing, rightly or wrongly, as I say, that for the happiness of all concerned that our Negro families are happier when they live in their own communities.
Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun, Samuel French, 1984, pp. 102-103.
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