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Author Bay, Mia, author.

Title Traveling Black : a story of race and resistance / Mia Bay.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021.


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 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  305.896 BAY    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  305.896 BAY    DUE 06-04-22
 Middletown, Russell Library - NEW Adult Nonfiction  305.896 BAY    On Search
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  305.896 BAY    DUE 06-04-22
Description 391 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-371) and index.
Contents The road to Plessy: how travel segregation took shape -- Traveling by train: the Jim Crow car -- Traveling by car: race on the road in the automotive age -- Traveling by bus: from the Jim Crow car to the back of the bus -- Traveling by plane: segregation in the age of aviation -- Traveling for civil rights: the long fight to outlaw transportation segregation -- Traveling for freedom: the desegregation of American transportation -- Epilogue: #Black Travel Matters.
Summary "What was it like to travel while Black under Jim Crow? Mia Bay brings this dramatic history to life. With gripping stories and a close eye on the rail, bus, and airline operators who implemented segregation, she shows why access to unrestricted mobility has been central to the Black freedom struggle since Reconstruction and remains so today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject African Americans -- Segregation -- History.
African Americans -- Travel -- History.
Segregation in transportation -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Segregation. (OCoLC)fst00799695
African Americans -- Travel. (OCoLC)fst00799716
Segregation in transportation. (OCoLC)fst01111234
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780674979963 (hardcover)
0674979966 (hardcover)
Standard No. 40030405222
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