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Mapping "The Green Book" — Schomburg Center Puts Green Book Collection...

Mapping "The Green Book" — Schomburg Center Puts Green Book Collection...

The Green Book, which was published from 1936 until the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964,  listed establishments across the U.S. (and eventually North America) that welcomed blacks during a time when segregation and Jim Crow laws often made travel difficult — and sometimes dangerous.

'Green Book' Helped Keep African Americans Safe on the Road

The Green Book, which was published from 1936 until the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, listed establishments across the U.S. (and eventually North America) that welcomed blacks during a time when segregation and Jim Crow laws often made travel difficult — and sometimes dangerous.

Before the Civil Rights Act the Green Book Helped Black Travelers Through Jim Crow - The Atlantic

Revisiting a Jim Crow-Era Guide for Traveling While Black

Before the Civil Rights Act the Green Book Helped Black Travelers Through Jim Crow - The Atlantic

Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. named first Black Astronaut . Maj. Lawrence successfully completed the Air Force Flight Test Pilot Training School at Edwards AFB, California. In the same month (June 30, 1967) he was selected by the USAF as an astronaut in the Air Force's Manned Orbital Laboratory (MOL) program, thus becoming the first black astronaut. He was killed during a training flight later on the same year.

Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. named first Black Astronaut . Maj. Lawrence successfully completed the Air Force Flight Test Pilot Training School at Edwards AFB, California. In the same month (June 30, 1967) he was selected by the USAF as an astronaut in the Air Force's Manned Orbital Laboratory (MOL) program, thus becoming the first black astronaut. He was killed during a training flight later on the same year.

In Living the Quaker Way, author Philip Gulley, known both for his books about religion and his Harmony series of novels about a Quaker pastor, explains the basic tenets of the Religious Society of Friends: simplicity, peace, integrity, community, and equality. As he discusses each principle, Gulley suggests how to incorporate them into an ordinary contemporary life without joining a local Friends Meeting.

In Living the Quaker Way, author Philip Gulley, known both for his books about religion and his Harmony series of novels about a Quaker pastor, explains the basic tenets of the Religious Society of Friends: simplicity, peace, integrity, community, and equality. As he discusses each principle, Gulley suggests how to incorporate them into an ordinary contemporary life without joining a local Friends Meeting.

Community garden signs. "If you grow 'em you can pick 'em"

Community garden signs. "If you grow 'em you can pick 'em"

Germanys Black Holocaust, 1890-1945: The Untold Truth! by Firpo W. Carr, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0963129341/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ANzJrb0TNC33S

Germanys Black Holocaust, 1890-1945: The Untold Truth! by Firpo W. Carr, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0963129341/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ANzJrb0TNC33S

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery'

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963.  Photo by Richard Avedon.

Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963. Photo by Richard Avedon.

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