Black Like Me
By John Howard Griffin
Racism should be stopped everywhere and no racial prejudice!
This photo shows that there was a desginated color area for colored people. When Griffin was black in the book he had to go to the colored areas not whites.
Equality for all
Doesn't matter what color you are or race everyone should be treated the same. Griffin throughout the book tried to emhasize equality.
P.D. East- He's a editor of a small newspaper in Mississippi. Passionate for racial equality just like John Griffin. East was a inspiration to Griffin throughout the whole book.
Adele Jackson- The editor of the magazine, and warns Griffin of the experiences he might encounter.
Sterling Williams- A black man who shines shoes; and is the first one to help Griffin transition from white to black
I felt strangely sad to leave the world of the blacks after having shared it so long--almost as though I were fleeing my share of his pain and heartache." (pg. 143)- Griffin finally accepted being black, but was sad leaving it behind. He feels abandon when he returns back white