Transcripts (5)

Mother Wit

Driving the Green Book

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  • about 2 months ago
  • 32:34

How did Black travelers use Mother Wit—common sense insights—to help them survive during the Jim Crow era? We hear how this intuition helped individuals and families navigate the roads, stay safe, and build networks and businesses that provided the services they were being denied. Visit www.drivingthegreenbook.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenbookpod for more, including bonus content, photos, and transcripts. Explore the Green Book on our exclusive Apple Maps Guide at https://apple.co/explorethegreenbook.  Listen to the show's Apple Music Playlist at https://apple.co/listentothegreenbook.  Find recommended reading in Apple Books at https://apple.co/alvinhallcollection. To share your own Green Book stories with us, email greenbook@macmillan.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Little Harlem, MS

Driving the Green Book

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  • 2 months ago
  • 30:57

We head to Jackson, Mississippi where we hear local residents and a former Motown musician reminisce about the vivacity of Farish Street—the historic Black business district also known as “Little Harlem.” Visit www.drivingthegreenbook.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenbookpod for more, including bonus content, photos, and transcripts. Explore the Green Book on our exclusive Apple Maps Guide at https://apple.co/explorethegreenbook.  Listen to the show's Apple Music Playlist at https://apple.co/listentothegreenbook.  Find recommended reading in Apple Books at https://apple.co/alvinhallcollection. To share your own Green Book stories with us, email greenbook@macmillan.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Victor and Alma

Driving the Green Book

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  • 2 months ago
  • 28:23

Alma and Victor Hugo Green created The Negro Motorist Green Book to reduce the frustrations of African Americans traveling by car around the country. We visit the Schomburg Center in Harlem, New York to see the Green Book archive for ourselves and learn about the creators’ aspirations for the guide and their hope that one day they would no longer need to publish it. Visit www.drivingthegreenbook.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenbookpod for more, including bonus content, photos, and transcripts. Explore the Green Book on our exclusive Apple Maps Guide at https://apple.co/explorethegreenbook.  Listen to the show's Apple Music Playlist at https://apple.co/listentothegreenbook.  Find recommended reading in Apple Books at https://apple.co/alvinhallcollection. To share your own Green Book stories with us, email greenbook@macmillan.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

In the Time of the Green Book

Driving the Green Book

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  • 3 months ago
  • 29:08

Host Alvin Hall and associate producer Janeé Woods Weber take you on a trip from Detroit to New Orleans, stopping at locations listed in The Negro Motorist Green Book along the way. They hear stories from people who lived through the era of Jim Crow laws and segregation about the harassment they received on cross-country road trips and in their own cities.  Visit www.drivingthegreenbook.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenbookpod for more, including bonus content, photos, and transcripts. Explore the Green Book on our exclusive Apple Maps Guide at https://apple.co/explorethegreenbook.  Listen to the show's Apple Music Playlist at https://apple.co/listentothegreenbook.  Find recommended reading in Apple Books at https://apple.co/alvinhallcollection. To share your own Green Book stories with us, email greenbook@macmillan.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Introducing: Driving the Green Book

Driving the Green Book

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  • 3 months ago
  • 04:33

What was it really like to travel as a Black person in America during the era of Jim Crow laws and segregation? Join host Alvin Hall and producer Janée Woods Weber as they drive south from Detroit to New Orleans. Along the way, they collect powerful personal testimony from African Americans who used The Negro Motorist Green Book to negotiate travel around the country. Hear sharp insights and eye-opening perspectives about this period in history that give critical context to the struggle for racial justice today. Coming September 15 from Macmillan Podcasts. Visit www.drivingthegreenbook.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenbookpod for more, including bonus content, photos, and transcripts. Explore the Green Book on our exclusive Apple Maps Guide at https://apple.co/explorethegreenbook.  Listen to the show's Apple Music Playlist at https://apple.co/listentothegreenbook.  Find recommended reading in Apple Books at https://apple.co/alvinhallcollection. To share your own Green Book stories with us, email greenbook@macmillan.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.