When:
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 9:00a -
2:00p

Where:
South End House
48 Rutland Street
Boston, MA 02118

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Admission:
$40.00

Categories:
History

Event website:
https://citymissionboston.org/upcoming-events/traveling-with-the-green-book-in-boston

City Mission invites you to join us for the first Annual Tour of the Green Book Tour of Boston. The Green Book was considered to be the AAA guide for black motorist who took to American roads. First published in 1936, during the period of Jim Crow segregation, it identified establishments that would accept the business of African Americans. This included information about hotels, restaurants, gas stations, barber shops, drug stores, and more. To stay safe black people never left home without a plan and a copy of the Green Book.

Gathering Place:
South End House, 48 Rutland Street, Boston, MA

Led by:
Rev. June R. Cooper
Executive Director of City Mission

Mr. Byron Rushing
Public Historian, Community Organizer, and Former State Representative of the Ninth Suffolk District

The Tour will include:

Presentation by Rev. June Cooper and Mr. Byron Rushing

Documentary Film The Green Book: Guide to Freedom, written and directed by Yoruba Richen

Walking Tour to several Green Book sites in the South End

Lunch at the historic Slade's Restaurant, a Green Book site

Cost: $40 (includes tour and lunch)

Deadline to register: March 11, 2020

The walking tour will be approximately 3-4 miles. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

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