Racial Capitalism in ‘Black No More’

‘Black No More’ by George Schuyler is a satirical race novel that is set during the 1940s America, a time when segregation and racism were highly prominent among white and black Americans. The plot of ‘Black No More’ narrates the consequence when black Americans are able to transform into a Caucasian (including erasing all African … Read moreRacial Capitalism in ‘Black No More’

An Attitude Adjustment: Black No More and Internal Change

In Black No More, by George Schuyler, the main character, Max Disher, experiences a scientific procedure that changes his skin from black to white. Originally very proud of his African-American descent, he finds himself transitioning from wishing he were white, to being thankful that he is white, to truly feeling powerful over blacks because he … Read moreAn Attitude Adjustment: Black No More and Internal Change