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Rachel: A Play in Three Acts (AmazonClassics Edition)

This book is about Angelina Grimké
Dive into the heart of racial justice with "Rachel: A Play in Three Acts (AmazonClassics Edition)," a poignant drama by Angelina Weld Grimké. Set against the backdrop of a northern city, the play introduces us to the Lovings—a Black family seeking a new beginning away from the oppressive South. The narrative centers on Rachel, a young woman whose dreams of motherhood are besieged by her painful awakening to the relentless realities of racial prejudice. As Rachel grapples with the fear of subjecting her future children to the same racial injustices, the play unfolds a powerful exploration of the intergenerational impact of racism. First performed before an integrated audience, marking a historic moment in American theater, this play offers a vital examination of the challenges and dilemmas faced by Black communities. Published on February 15, 2022, this revised AmazonClassics Edition is an essential read for high school students, providing a profound look into the struggles and resilience that define the pursuit of racial justice.
Published by AmazonClassics on February 15, 2022
92 pages
ISBN: 9781662504822
Best for readers in High School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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