Black Like Me - November 15- 24, 1959 (pages 77-101) Summary & Analysis

John Howard Griffin
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November 15- 24, 1959 (pages 77-101) Summary and Analysis

Griffin and East leave Mississippi on Monday to go to New Orleans. East has a commitment to meet with a professor from Dillard University. They met with Dean Sam Gandy and let him and his wife in on Griffin's project. After the visit, East drops Griffin off in downtown New Orleans. Although Griffin hated the somewhat fake courtesies of whites before, to him it was better than experiencing visible hate.

Griffin stops by a Catholic Church and picks up a pamphlet by Father Robert Guste, a white priest. He wants to know the Church's stance on the equality of the races. Griffin then realizes that for a large black man to be standing in a church and reading a flyer on racial injustice would look bad to any white that enters the church. He takes...

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