Black No More: Being An Account Of The Strange And Wonderful Working Of Science In The Land Of The Free, A.D. 1933-1940
by George S. Schuyler
Black No More (Northeastern Library Of Black Literature), George S. Schuyler’s satiric romp, is the story of Max Disher, a dapper black rogue of an insurance man who, through a scientific transformation process, becomes Matthew Fisher, a white man. Matt dreams up a scam that allows him to become the leader of the Knights of Nordica, a white supremacist group, as well as to marry the white woman who rejected him when he was black. Black No More is a hysterical exploration of race and all its self-serving definitions.
Ishmael Reed, one of today’s top black satirists and the author of Mumbo Jumbo and Japanese by Spring, provides a spirited introduction.