Black Like Me (1964) 1080p

Black Like Me (1964) 1080p

Black Like Me is a movie starring James Whitmore, Sorrell Booke, and Roscoe Lee Browne. Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin to experience the...

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    6.8 out of 10
  • Genre: Drama |
  • Quality: 1080p
  • Run Time: 105 min
  • Add Time: 09/10/2019
  • Votes: 0 Likes
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  • Size: 2.06 GB
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  • Seeds/Peers: 26 / 28
  

Summary for the movie

Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences of passing as a black man. John Horton takes treatments to darken his skin and leaves his home in Texas to travel throughout the South. At one stop, Horton encounters a black shoeshine man, Burt Wilson, who befriends him and shows him how to "act right" to fit more easily into the African American culture. Through Wilson, Horton learns the art of shining shoes. Most of his encounters with whites are quite degrading and disturb him. As a hitchhiker, John meets several white men who refer to black men and women in disparaging ways that anger him. Throughout the movie, John is harassed and persecuted by whites without reason. In one of his many stops throughout the South, John finds himself on a park bench sitting by a white woman. A white man walks by and says, "You'd better find another place to sit." Although he had a college degree, menial jobs were all that he could find. John meets Frank Newcomb whose son Tom is ...

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