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Alternative Fact...

Before President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, road trips for African Americans could be quite difficult.

Restaurants, hotels, and gas stations (including bathrooms) all might refuse to serve them.

The Negro Motorist Green Book was written in 1936 to help - by listing businesses that would serve African Americans.

Click the front cover below to read the 1949 version of the book...

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