Navigating Jim Crow: The Negro Motorist Green Book and the Power of Black Mobility

Event Description

Moderator: Deborah Holt Noel, UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina

Join us for a screening of The Green Book Guide to Freedom (TVPG rating: TV-PG; run time: 60 min.), a Smithsonian Channel documentary, in the NC Museum of History's Daniels Auditorium. Following the screening, Noel will moderate a panel discussion on black mobility in North Carolina during the Jim Crow era.

Panelists include:

  • Aya Shabu, professional dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist.
  • Andre Nabors, Partner Relations Manager for Visit North Carolina
  • Dr. Blair LM Kelley, author, historian, Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and International Programs for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Associate Professor of History at NC State University.
  • Tiffany Tolbert, Senior Field Officer for National Trust for Historic Preservation

Light refreshments will be available, and a copy of the Green Book will be on display in the lobby.

Please note: The Daniels Auditorium can seat 300 people, so this free event will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Made possible, in part, by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission and its Oasis Spaces Project and by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of IMLS.

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