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Smithsonian Channel Screening – The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

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Presented by Heinz History Center at Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 19 2019
Smithsonian Channel Screening – The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

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 faced

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission to this special Black History Month film screening is free, but online registration is required at www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events.

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LOCATION

Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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