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        Lorraine Hansberry | A Raisin in the Sun: Theater as Protest

        Discover how art and drama can be used to address difficult societal issues in this video from the American Masters film Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart. Learn how critics and the public responded to the controversial messages about assimilation and identity in Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic play A Raisin in the Sun. Support materials include discussion questions and an activity which allows students to create works of art and take a stance on issues affecting the world today.

        To learn more, visit the American Masters website or PBS LearningMedia collection page.


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