• Download Digitized Copies of The Negro Travelers' Green Book, the Pre-Civil Rights Guide to Traveling Safely in the U.S. (1936-66)

    12 days ago - By Open Culture

    As an American living outside America, I'm often asked how best to see my homeland by people wanting to visit it. I always suggest the same method: road-tripping, preferably across the entire continent - a way of experiencing the U.S. of A guaranteed to at once to confirm and shatter the visitor's pre-existing perceptions of the country. But even under the best possible conditions, such road trips have their arduous stretches and even their dangers, a fact understood by nobody better than by the black travelers of the Green Book era. Published between 1936 and 1967, the guide officially...
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