racism

What Does the Negro Really Want?
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle finishes his time undercover as a black man in the south, and pleads with his audience to seek reform.
Does the Negro Hate The White Man?
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle, disguised as a black man, talks to southern black community leaders about voting rights and education reform
Atlanta Is the Black Capital of U.S.
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle, disguised as a black man, visits Atlanta, and finds its reputation for relative tolerance to be overstated.
A Leaf out of the Jim Crow Book
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle finds an African American man who has made substantial wealth by exploiting the bigotry of the Jim Crow south.
Atlantic Ocean for White Folks Only
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle finds that Jim Crow laws also apply to swimming in the ocean, and that not all states provide access for African Americans to their coastlines.
A Marble Monument To Cruelty
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle tries to disprove that southern hospitals will not admit black patients under any circumstances, even if it means death otherwise. His official queries to hospitals in Mississippi are met with silence.
Feudalism Lives on In the Delta
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle visits the sharecropping farms of the Mississippi Delta, in disguise as a black man.
A Visit to a Jim Crow School
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle finds that education is certainly separate, but anything but equal, in the rural deep south.
Negro Doctors Treat White Patients
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle encounters some of the more acutely absurd aspects of Jim Crow laws in the segregated South.
A Soldier Who Came Home to Die
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle tells a story of the consequences of voting in the south while black, heard while he himself was traveling undercover as an African American man.
Beginning a Trip Into The Rack Country
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle makes his way into sharecropping country
Two Negroes Who Have Earned Their Way
Ray Sprigle
In a "tough" county, Sprigle examines what it means for its black residents to try to register to vote.
A Discussion in a Pleasant Negro Home
Ray Sprigle
Sprigle learns about the everyday rules one's required to know when in the south and Black
Why did this $105,000-a-year lawyer from Harvard go to work as a $7-an-hour busboy at the Greenwich Country Club — and what did he find?
Lawrence Otis Graham
Lawrence Graham, a Harvard alum and lawyer, goes to work as a busboy in a Greenwich country club.
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