Remembering: Black History is American History

THE GREEN BOOK

For African-American travelers in the Jim Crow-era South—often journeying from the north to visit relatives who had not joined the Great Migration—an unprepossessing paper-bound travel guide often amounted to a survival kit. The Green Book often functioned as a lifesaver…


The “Green Book” gives us another interesting slice of American History. Click the link to the article, “Driving While Black,” and take a look at a preview for an upcoming documentary by Ric Burns on the Green Book.

The Green Book

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/history-green-book-african-american-travelers-180958506/#k8FSLKtjsQMVWfIB.01