GEO 11: Lessons for Today from Black Like Me

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"398","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"326","style":"width: 267px; height: 181px; float: right; margin: 3px;","width":"480"}}]]Fifty years ago this November John Howard Griffin’s Black Like Me stunned white America with a truth it did not want to see: a virulent, soul-killing racism against African people was rampant within this reputed “democracy.” This issue of GEO explores the legacy of Griffin's work and its significance today.