African-American travel in the mid-20th century is the subject of several new stories and projects focused on exploring the history and legacy of the The Negro Motorist Green-Book, a travel guide for black motorists that was published between 1936 and 1967.
Recently, Copenhagen-based author, chef, food stylist Amanda Yee reached out to us about her new piece “Celebrating the Shoe-box Lunch,” which shares GARLIC & GREENS’ interest in the intersection of food and travel: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/02/celebrating-the-african-american-shoebox-lunch.html
Also out this month is Episode 201 of the beloved design podcast 99% Invisible is dedicated to the Green Book: http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/the-green-book/
Here’s a piece about the Vermont’s “tourist homes” by a Sarah Yahm, a long-time friend of GARLIC & GREENS: http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/before-the-civil-rights-act-tourist-homes-welcomed-black-travelers/Content?oid=4164681
Finally, here’s a preview trailer for an upcoming documentary called the Green Book Chronicles, by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Becky Wible Searles: