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African Americans relied on the Green Book to guide them to places they could safely stay

Jul 12, 2012

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During the Jim Crow era, from the 1930s into the 1960s, African Americans who traveled relied on the Green Book, to guide them to the places they could safely stay, and to help them steer clear of those they couldn’t.

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