Richard Wilson 's ' Nigger Go Home '

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black child could do that well on his own. Wilson would also often find notes on his desk reading "Nigger go home." At home, his family had to endure racial slurs in the mostly white Hazelwood area of Pittsburgh. 8.Accomplishments Wilson won a numerous amount of prestigious awards and made outstanding accomplishments throughout his career. He was the first African-American to have two plays running on Broadway at the same time and was one of only seven American playwrights to win two Pulitzer Prizes. He was named Pittsburgher of the year in 1990 by Pittsburgh Magazine, and in 1992 he received an honorary degree from Pittsburgh University. In 1999, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette named Wilson the top Pittsburgh cultural power broker. 9. The…show more content…
e and what you want You cannot give in to the temptations of society And you can not let society rule your life There are many rules and double standards placed on women You cannot wear certain clothes because you will attract attention As if the clothes you wear is what makes you the target for assault You can 't walk home by yourself in the dark The odds of you being harassed are not in your favor You cannot drink bottles that have been already opened at parties They could be drugged Yet you will be blamed for the aftermath You must keep your room clean, you must always look your best and you must learn how to cook And when you ask why your brother doesn’t have to do all that work The answer will because he is a boy You must always be prettier and smarter than other girls You are in an endless competition fighting for the attention of the opposite sex You must strive for success but not to much success or else it will threaten the male You must always think of your career but you must remember that marriage is the most important thing A woman 's breast are used to advertise a simple hamburger on television But when used for their true purpose it is viewed as wrong Men can have sex with as many women as they want without being judged But when a women has sex once out of wedlock she is considered impure And when you ask why men are allowed to have sex with numerous women and not be judged The answer will be because he is a man My daughter womanhood is going to
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