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Black travelers had every reason to fear N.J., but you wouldn’t know it from ‘Green Book.’

Kathleen O’Brien rightly notes the limitations of the Oscar-nominated movie Green Book, which tells the story of the friendship between pianist Dr. Don Shirley and his chauffeur Tony Lip and depicts segregation in accommodations in the South in the 1950s. …

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New York Public Library Digitizes The Green Book

The New York Public Library has digitized the famous Green Book, “a mid-century guide for black travelers looking for hospitality during Jim Crow…. [T]ry planning a trip using The Green Book, ‘No permission required, no hoops to jump through: just…

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