|Black No More (1931) [Novel]|
by George Samuel Schuyler
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Satirical novel that begs the question "What would white people do if they didn't have black people to kick around anymore?"
Dr. Junius Crookman invents a magical race erasing potion called "Black No More" that removes all traces of "blackness" in those who drink it. A small time con man named Max Disher is one of the first to sign up and emerges from Dr. Crookman's clinic looking like a Nordic god and ready to hook up with all those white women who rejected him because of his race.
This thought provoking and funny novel explore the power of racism in all its incarnations.
Original title: Black No More
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor→ Satire
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Black (african-american)