Black Like Me, 50 Years Later

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Black Like Me, 50 Years Later

John Howard Griffin gave readers an unflinching view of the Jim Crow South. How has his book held up?

John Howard Griffin
John Howard Griffin, left in New Orleans in 1959, asked what “adjustments” a white man would have to make if he were black. (Don Rutledge)
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