Marshall says that "black Americans should have right to enjoy the American dream just like white Americans". This article represents the impact race has on the play.
In M'Baye's work, "Discrimination and the American Dream in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun" She describes that discrimination has a big toll on the Younger family including Big Walter Lee. She goes on to say that some people focus more on being concerned with the racial background then the complex work Hansberry has created so describes some of them. Conditions of harsh working blacks are represented through Big Walter life. Walter is left out of the economic advancements because he lacks basic business skills. Unable to handle his poverty and his frustrations with the economic systems he leaves his position as a driver and says that that is not job to