Black Like Me Essay | Essay

John Howard Griffin
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Black Like Me

Summary: Summary on John Howard Griffin's book "Black like Me."
Black like me is about A guy named John Howard Griffin who changes his skin black so he could know what a black man had to go through in the deep south during the 1950's. He is disguised as a black man for three weeks having to deal with many difficult things.

He had to deal with walking for miles to get simple things like water or a bathroom. A constant struggle to find a job and place to sleep . After three weeks he decided he was going to switch back and forth everyday from black to white.

He did this for another three weeks while interveiwing black leaders in Atlanta. He then published his book Black Like Me. After his book was published John at first got a lot of complaments and thanks but later the tension built.

He had his life threatenned, crosses burned in his...

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