Black Like Me
This book is an autobiographical diary of John Howard Griffin, a
white journalist from Texas, who undergoes medical treatment to
temporarily color his skin black, so that he can understand what
it is like to be a Negro in a land of racial segregation. It is a
journal of the authors personal experiences living as a Negro.
For six weeks the author from Texas, hitchhikes or
walks, takes a bus or
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The author ends his treatment with the doctor, who is now very
apprehensive about the ill effects of the treatment, and so asks
Griffin to contact him anytime he is in trouble.Then the author shaves his head bald, darkens his skin further and then
walks out into the New Orleans night as a Negro. He goes into
the unknown experiencing firsthand, for the first time, the life of a Negro.