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John Howard Griffin’s Black Like Me (1961)

On October 2, 1959, John Howard Griffin made his first diary entry, the first of many that would then go on to form the content of his book… 479 more words

I Can Never Live in Their Skin: Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream Speech"

As white people, I believe that our temptation on Martin Luther King, Jr. day is to assume that he and his peaceful protesters defeated racism. After all, why else would he be honored with a national holiday if he hadn’t won the war? 1,140 more words