Southside Chicago is the place many blacks wound up in the wake of moving from the South, searching for work and looking to escape racial separation. Things were unquestionably better in the North on a considerable measure of levels, yet blacks still confronted many difficulties on account of their race. “A Raisin in the Sun appears, white society made it hard for African Americans to get away from the confined,, vermin-infested apartment structures of Chicago's Southside”.(shmoop-setting) While they were no longer slaves anymore, black people were isolated. Indeed, even after there was no more isolation, the battle for uniformity was not over; there was still separation and poverty”.(shmoop-setting) There might not have been any law authoritatively isolating the city, yet informal isolation was all the while going on. The correct year is never determined, however the play happens in the 1950s. Likely, the most critical thing to consider the extent that the day and age goes is the status of race issues.