Documentary Viewing

Event details

  • Friday | March 29, 2019
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Beloved Community presents: The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

Presented through historians, business owners and individuals who experienced first-hand the phenomenon of “traveling while black” in pre-Civil Rights America, the film tells the story of Victor H. Green’s eponymously named travel guide that allowed African Americans to safely tour the country during a time of severe institutionalized racism. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Yoruba Richen, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom” looks at the daily realities that African Americans faced on the road – the struggles, indignities and dangers, but also the opportunities and triumphs that were won along the way.

Followed by a group discussion.