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Author john howard griffin isbn 0451208641 black like me description reviews black like me - in the deep south of the 1950s, journalist griffin decided to cross. Sep 9 john howard griffin, american photographer, journalist and author (black like me), dies from complications of diabetes at 60 sep 11 jose antonio calcano, composer, dies at 80 sep 12 lillian randolph, actress (roots, amos n andy), dies at 65 sep 15 bill evans, us jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51 sep 17 anastasio somoza. John howard griffin (june 16, 1920 – september 9, 1980) was an american journalist and author from texas, who wrote about racial equality. In 1959, white author john howard griffin underwent treatment in order to understand what it's like to be black his life would never be the same again. New documentary reveals the remarkable life of black like me author john howard griffin uncommon vision: the life and times of john howard griffin a.
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