Walter is frustrated with his current position in life, and every disappointment he has encountered thus far. His position is symbolic of every black male struggling to provide for his family by any means necessary. Hansberry stated in her meeting with Robert Kennedy…"the first thing that must be achieved is equal opportunities for Negroes...when unemployment is six percent nationally it is as high as thirty percent among Negroes. Although Walter has a job,
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be the end of all of his social and economic problems. Unfortunately Walter had to learn the a hard lesson life, pride and greed will eventually lead to unhappiness. Work Cited Page Carter Steven, R. 1991 Hansberry'sDrama ,Commitment amid Complexity, University of Illinois Press. Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. 1958. New York: Vintage Books. Robinson, Laymond. "Robert Kennedy Consults Negroes Here About The North." New York Times 25 May 1963: 1, 8 Meeting with Baldwin, Hansberry, Belafonte, et al.