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What happened when a white journalist dyed their and lived in America’s Deep South

By on 7 November 2012 | comments 0

OVER 50 years ago a white journalist dyed his skin black to experience segregation in America’s Deep South. Listen to this report about John Howard Griffin:

listen to ‘BBC Witness: Black Like Me’ on Audioboo

Photo: Three students at Clinton High School picket their school as it became the first state-supported school in Tennessee to integrate. The boys are, from left, Buddy Trammell, Max Stiles and Tommy Sanders. Trammell and Sanders later discarded the pro-segregation signs and reported to classes. Date: 27/08/1956