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
John Howard Griffin is a member of the following lists: American novelists, 1980 deaths, Converts to Roman Catholicism, American military personnel of World War II, 1920 births, American memoirists, Roman Catholic activists, Deaths from diabetes, American social sciences writers and United States Army Air Forces soldiers.
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