From the Green Book to Facebook, how black people still need to outwit racists in rural America | Curio
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From the Green Book to Facebook, how black people still need to outwit racists in rural America

19 mins | Mar 10, 2018
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The segregationist south was a perilous place for African Americans to drive across, so they used a guide, The Negro Traveler’s Green Book. Ed Pilkington, writing in The Guardian, revisits some of the safe-houses described by the book and questions how much race relations have improved since it went out of print in 1964.
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