Black Like Me - November 24- December 4, 1959 (pages 102-139) Summary & Analysis

John Howard Griffin
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November 24- December 4, 1959 (pages 102-139) Summary and Analysis

Griffin decides to hitchhike out of Mobile. He catches a ride with a white man who begins to ask about his family. Griffin finally thinks that he has found a nice white man, but he is wrong. The man asks if Griffin's wife has "ever had it from a white man?" Griffin is appalled as the man continues to explain that many white men in the area long to be with black women. If a black women won't have sex with her white boss, then she will lose her job. The white man says that if a black woman knows what's good for her and her family, she will sleep with a white man who demands her to.

He further implies that, "We figure we're doing you people a favor to get some...

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