[ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/authors/john-howard-griffin-black-like-me/ ]
John Howard Griffin (June 16, 1920 – September 9, 1980) was an American journalist and author from Texas, who wrote about racial equality. He is best known for his project to temporarily pass as a black man and journey through the Deep South of 1959 to see life and segregation from the other side of the color line.
This MAN GAVE HIS LIFE,
Rachel Dolezal / Nkechi Amare Diallo ???
[ http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/03/03/518184030/why-rachel-dolezal-can-never-be-black ]
“… Blackness is a bright and shiny diamond, and here in America, everyone wants to wear it like a Rockafella chain around their neck. The attitude, the language, the humor, the music, the style, all of it is covetable, and everyone from the Kardashians (with their signature curvy bodies and thick, puffy lips) to cereal companies (with their hip-hop commercial jingles) to a white second-grade neighbor (twirling around in the yard singing Beyoncé’s latest hit) get high — and rich — off it….
EXCEPT… THOSE that WERE BORN SO. FOR ALL the NASCENT INTELLIGENCE, and ABILITIES, BEYOND SPORTS, the ATMOSPHERE of “PUR- ICH-TAN”-ISM CONTINUES to THWART.
CALLING EMMA’S POEM a LIAR.
POARCH-… German word for “PLOWMAN”
[ http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/greene-ben-carson-disgrace-calling-slaves-immigrants-article-1.2990110 ]