Black like me

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THE HISTORY-MAKING CLASSIC ABOUT CROSSING THE COLOR LINE IN AMERICA'S SEGREGATED SOUTH "One of the deepest, most penetrating documents yet set down on the racial question."-- Atlanta Journal & Constitution In the Deep South of the 1950's, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Journalist John Howard Griffin decided to cross that line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. What happened to John Howard Griffin--from the outside and within himself--as he made his way through the segregated Deep South is recorded in this searing work of nonfiction. His audacious, still chillingly relevant eyewitness history is a work about race and humanity every American must read. With an Epilogue by the author and an Afterword by Robert Bonazzi
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Grouped Work ID ad69ce29-db39-19d8-63ca-f35da2882422
Full title black like me
Author griffin john howard
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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display_description In the Deep South of the 1950s, a color line was etched in blood across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The author, a journalist decided to cross that line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. What happened to him, from the outside and within himself, as he made his way through the segregated Deep South is recorded in this searing work of nonfiction. This eyewitness history about race and humanity, is still a relevant . -- From cover.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Southern States, African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions, Audiobooks, Griffin, John Howard, -- 1920-1980, Southern States -- Race relations, Texas -- Biography
title_display Black like me
title_full Black like Me, Black like me / John Howard Griffin, Black like me / by John Howard Griffin, Black like me [sound recording] / John Howard Griffin
title_short Black like me
topic_facet African Americans, Audiobooks, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Griffin, John Howard, History, Nonfiction, Race relations, Social conditions