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Overground railroad : the Green Book and the roots of Black travel in America

text Overground railroad : the Green Book and the roots of Black travel in America

Summary
The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists. Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the "black travel guide to America." At that time, it was very dange... Read more
Contents
Introduction: are we there yet? -- Driving while black -- The business of the Green Book -- The fight -- A license to leave -- All aboard -- Vacation -- Music venues -- The roots of Route 66 -- Women and the Green Book -- A change is gonna come --... Read more
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360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
Abrams Press 2020

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