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How Black people used the Green Book to travel safely through Jim Crow America | Race and Culture

How Black people used the Green Book to travel safely through Jim Crow America | Race and Culture



Through a new traveling exhibition, the California Museum is giving the public a look inside the Green Book.

During the Jim Crow era, Black people used the pocket-sized book to find safe and friendly accommodations throughout the country. The travel guide listed establishments that served Black people, like hotels, restaurants, gas stations and other accommodations.

Read more: https://www.abc10.com/article/news/community/race-and-culture/how-the-green-book-provided-safety-for-black-travelers-during-jim-crow-era/103-44a76e13-7a05-49b6-bbff-37a4d5818a7c

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