Black Like Me Author:John Howard Griffin Second-Class Citizen — He trudges southern streets searching for a place wehre he may eat or rest, looking vainly for a job other than menial labor, feeling the "hate stare"...He is John Howard Griffin, a white man who darkened the color of his skin and crossed the line into a country of hate, fear, and hopelessness-the country of the American Bl... more »ack man.
Winner of the Saturday Review Anisfield-Wolf Award
"His story is one of the deepest-perhaps too deep for some-penetrating documents yet set down on the racial question." Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"One of the few books that do more than take us across the familiar and arid landscape of generalizations and statistics, but convey the feel, sight, sound and sweat of what the abstractly titled 'Negro Problem' is all about." The New York Times« less