Black Like Me Topics for Discussion

John Howard Griffin
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Do you agree that Griffin has three different perspectives throughout the book? That of a white man, black man, and white man trapped in a black man's body?

Toward the end of the book, Griffin states that he began "zigzagging" between being white and black. Should he have finished the experiment as only a black man? Do you think he was taking an easy way out by not remaining black?

Do you think Griffin was wrong not to disclose his situation to people he could have endangered such as his friend in New Orleans and others?

How do you think Black Americans reacted to this book?

How is this book relevant to our society today?

Civil Rights was the issue that was grappled with in the 1960's. Today, the equal rights movement is centered on improving the lifestyle and rights of gay, lesbian and...

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