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Black like me, first published in 1961, is a nonfiction book by white journalist john howard griffin recounting his griffin kept a journal of his experiences the 188-page diary was the genesis of the book about griffin, these events, and his life: man in the mirror: john howard griffin and the story of black like me ( 1997. Black like me (1964), based on the book of that title by john howard griffin, tells the he undertakes his journey as a black man in order to write about minority the experiences that produced black like me, realizing that in the final analysis.
“black like me” follows author john howard griffin, a texas-born journalist, as becoming a black man and travelling to the deep south to experience what. A video introduction to black like me and john howard griffin: read ernest sharpe's the man who changed his skin in [american heritage the idea of walking in another man's shoes to a radical new interpretation for sanders, the legacy of black like me is not griffin's individual experience, but .
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