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Travelling While Black: The Green Book Project

The project is planned for Black History Month (February) 2019. It will utilize seven components to illustrate, educate, and allow visitors to vicariously experience discrimination and racism. The planned components are: 1) two full-size diorama displays, 2) a video history of travel-related discrimination experienced by Rochester residents, 3) an exhibit of Floyd Cooper’s art, 4) a personal appearance by Floyd Cooper, 5) commercially-produced videos relating to The Green Book, 6) interactive digital displays, and 7) the history of racism in Rochester, Minnesota.

About the project


Impacts: 

Arts & Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Heritage Preservation    

Project Phase: 

Available

Collaborators

Contact: Patricia Carlson ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: History Center of Olmsted County Close the dialog

Collaborators: Diversity Council ; History Center of Olmsted County

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Highlight Activities


February 02, 2019 openBeam.net: History Center to present Traveling While Black

The “Traveling While Black” exhibit being developed by the History Center of Olmsted County will chronicle the challenges faced by black motorists prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964.

Status/News

February 02, 2019 openBeam.net: History Center to present Traveling While Black

The “Traveling While Black” exhibit being developed by the History Center of Olmsted County will chronicle the challenges faced by black motorists prior to the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964.

Read more

 


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Arts & Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Heritage Preservation  

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Last modified by support on 2019/02/12
Created by support on 2018/01/20

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