In the 1950’s, a Texas white man named John Howard Griffin…

John_Howard_GriffinIn the 1950’s, a Texas white man named John Howard Griffin went through extensive physical changes to become a black man and traveled for six weeks on buses through the segregated south. After publishing his experiences, hostility and threats forced him to move to Mexico.

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Pat Morita (Mr. Miyagi from The Karate Kid) spent most of his early years in hospitals…

Pat-MoritaPat Morita (Mr. Miyagi from The Karate Kid) spent most of his early years in hospitals, where he was told he would never walk. Following surgery at age 11, he learned to walk; as soon as he walked out of the hospital, an FBI agent escorted him to his family… in an internment camp.

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