Traveling wasn’t the easiest task for black Americans during the 20th century. Learn more in this video.
How do you think racism influenced black travel? How do you think travel patterns of the 20th century may play a role in modern travel? Do you think it has impacted black international travel? I’d love to hear your comments! Here’s some resources for more reading.
- The Forgotten Way African Americans Stayed Safe in a Racist America
- Madison County Communities Strive To Overcome Sundown Town Reputations
- When Signs Said Get Out
- A Black American’s Guide to Travel in The Jim Crow Era
- Traveling While Black
- You can also explore old copies of The Green Book thanks to the New York Public Library!