John Howard Griffin

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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. Wikipedia

Age: 60 (age at death)
Born: 16 June 1920, Dallas, Texas
Died: 9 September 1980, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
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