Black Like Me - November 10-12 1959 (pages 38-44) Summary & Analysis

John Howard Griffin
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November 10-12 1959 (pages 38-44) Summary and Analysis

Over the next few days, Griffin goes around New Orleans trying to find a job. He notices that even though he is highly qualified, he cannot get a job as a clerk, typist or book keeper. He begins to spend a lot of time with Sterling. He also becomes comforted by the fact that so many blacks are willing to help him for no compensation.

Griffin goes back to the YMCA cafe to again talk to Mr Gayle. They talk about how it is essential for young educated black people to have the same job opportunities as whites. Only when there is equality in the job market, will blacks be able to advance. So many young blacks go to school but cannot find jobs because of racism. They talk of how whites believe that once...

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