John Howard Griffin

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John Howard Griffin
Photo Credit: lonepine
Age: 60 (age at death)
Died: 9 September, 1980, Place of Death
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

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

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