Smithsonian Channel Screening – The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
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The Heinz History Center is partnering with the Smithsonian Channel to host an exclusive screening of the Smithsonian Channel’s “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom” followed by a panel discussion.
Presented through historians, business owners and individuals who experienced first-hand the phenomenon of “traveling while black” in pre-Civil Rights America, the film tells the story of Victor H. Green’s eponymously named travel guide that allowed African Americans to safely tour the country during a time of severe institutionalized racism.
Directed by acclaimed documentarian Yoruba Richen, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom” looks at the daily realities that African Americans facedView more
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