Pittsburgh’s greatest journalist Ray Sprigle spent a month living like a black man in the segregated South. Then he shocked the country with the iniquities he saw. ‘I quit being white, and free, and an American citizen when I climbed aboard that Jim Crow coach. . . . From then on, until I came up…

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Editorial Reviews Juan Williams at FOX News —– As a story from the Jim Crow past, Bill Steigerwald’s recounting of Sprigle’s mission . . . reminds us of what an honest conversation about race can accomplish as we continue on the path toward a more equitable future. Paul Theroux, travel guru — This is a…

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Ray Sprigle was undeniably Pittsburgh’s greatest newspaperman. He worked for more than four decades for the Post-Gazette as an editor and reporter, winning a Pulitzer in 1938 for having exposed Supreme Court Justice Hugo Blacks ties to the KKK. A great reporter, a prolific, passionate and authoritative writer, he undertook a handful of undercover investigations…

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