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Green Book highlights the problems of ‘driving while black’, both then and now
Early in the Oscar-nominated film Green Book, one of the main characters paraphrases the purpose of the titular guide book given ... but comes to understand. Like other historical films, Green ... read more
A new documentary tells the history of the real Green Book, but the director doesn't support the Oscar-nominated movie
Created in 1936 by Victor Green, a postal worker from Harlem, the Green Book originated as a guide to safe businesses in New York City that accepted African Americans. In the years that followed, it e... read more
The True Story Behind 'Green Book'
It included everything from hair salons, to pharmacies, to theme parks like Disneyland. It also helped African Americans travel ... the guide are still open. “There were several other guides that serv... read more
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Exhibit on "The Green Book - The Segregated Years" at Greene County History Museum
GREENEVILLE, Tn (WJHL) - The story ... Hugo Green launched the first-ever "Green Book," complete with ads and listings of places to eat and sleep for African Americans, that the challenges of travel b... read more
Why I Walked Out of 'Green Book'
Besides, it wasn't like the movie was about Shirley ... or violent reaction to their presence. The Green Book started out as a small, green-colored handbook and expanded as the years went on. It was a ... read more
Former Aiken drugstore featured in the 'Green Book' served blacks, whites as equals
"This is the story ... The other family was the McGhee and McGhee family, they were contractors." Dr. C. C. Johnson's Drug Store was built in 1920. It was featured in the 1940 edition of "The Negro Mo... read more
Navigating a segregated nation with the Green Book
The recently released movie Green Book, which opened to much acclaim, depicts a historically relevant tale based on one family’s recounting of a story ... American travel guide for navigating ... read more
Green Book is a Best Picture frontrunner. Should it be?
There’s no strict definition ... problems with this setup, but, like, it’s at least an efficient first act of a movie. And then Green Book just ... doesn’t put in the work of filling in the details of ... read more
A New Book Tells The Story Of ASARCO's Mixed Legacy In El Paso
ASARCO was also involved in an illegal plan to secretly incinerate toxic waste that was brought in from other states. ASARCO is still a going multinational company, but they are no longer operating .. ... read more
On the Road with Rick Holmes: Jim Crow and the Green Book hotels
They found The Wells’Built Hotel by word-of-mouth, and by its listing in “The Negro Motorist Green-Book.” Right up to the 1960s, travel in the South was ... out in here,” I told the museum guide. “No, ... read more
BWW Review: THE GREEN BOOK at Bunbury Theatre
No ... Green Book, was a travel guide for African-Americans published from 1936 to 1967. It listed restaurants, gas stations, hotels, and private residents that were safe havens for Black travelers al... read more
Comcast, The Smithsonian Channel and AAMP host private screening of new documentary, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom”
The film tells the story of Victor H. Green’s historic travel guide ... like Detroit, and barriers to other professions like medicine and law began to fall, disposable income and the opportunity to en... read more