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The setting is the deep South in 1959. What began as a scientific research project ended up fueling the racial upheavals in 1960s America. When John Howard Griffin dyed his white skin to black to find out for himself if people are discriminated against based on skin color alone, he was not prepared for what he discovered. The rest is history.

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John Howard Griffin (June 16, 1920–September 9, 1980) was an American journalist and author much of whose writing was about racial equality. He is best known for darkening his skin and journeying through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia to experience segregation in the Deep South in 1959. He wrote about this experience in his 1961 book Black Like Me.

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ISBN:
9781609985172
Author:
Griffin, John Howard
Publisher:
Audiogo
Author:
Griffin, John Howard
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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Children's » Nonfiction » African American Studies
Children's » Nonfiction » World Cultures
Children's » People and Cultures
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict

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The setting is the deep South in 1959. What began as a scientific research project ended up fueling the racial upheavals in 1960s America. When John Howard Griffin dyed his white skin to black to find out for himself if people are discriminated against based on skin color alone, he was not prepared for what he discovered. The rest is history.
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