By George S. Schuyler,Danzy Senna

ISBN-10: 0143131885

ISBN-13: 9780143131885

The landmark comedian satire that asks, “What may ensue if all black humans in the United States became white?”

It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in long island urban, and Max Disher, a tender black guy, has simply discovered definite Dr. Junius Crookman has came across a mysterious approach that permits humans to bleach their pores and skin white—a new method to “solve the yank race problem.” Max leaps on the chance, and after a quick remain on the Crookman Sanitarium, he turns into Matthew Fisher, a white guy who’s in a position to reach every thing he’s ever sought after: funds, energy, reliable liquor, and the white lady who rejected him while he was once black.

Lampooning myths of white supremacy and racial purity and caricaturing in demand African American leaders like W. E. B. Du Bois, Madam C. J. Walker, and Marcus Garvey, Black No More is a masterwork of speculative fiction and a hilarious satire of America’s obsession with race.

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