Griffin, John Howard
1920 - Born in Dallas, Texas on the 16th of June.
1952 - The Devil Rides Outside.
1956 - Nuni.
1947-1957 - Griffin wrote two major novels, The Devil Rides Outside and Nuni, during a decade of blindness, the result of diabetes.
1959 - He is best known for darkening his skin and journeying through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia to experience segregation in the Deep South.
- Land of the High Sky.
1961 - Black Like Me.
1969 - The Church and the Black Man.
1977 - A Time to be Human.
1980 - Died on the 9th of September, due to diabetes and/or several other health problems, but not skin cancer or other complications of his skin darkening, as some believe.
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