Monday, January 6, 2014

How Did Blacks Travel Before 1950? Very Very Carefully

Yeah, yeah, poo-poo, fuck you, the war was over.

You were back, you're kinda settled in, and now all you wanted was to pack up your family, hit the open road, and get a really good look at this country you fought and almost died for - so what did you do?

You consulted “1949's Negro Motorist Green Book”, that's what you did.

That way, you and the wife could look up travel advice - especially on whether a particular American community had facilities (or whatever) friendly to blacks - and you know what?

Unless  you're one of those just trying to avoid the whole issue,…