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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.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  305.896073 BAY    DUE 06-08-21
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Description 391 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The road to Plessy: race, class, and gender on nineteenth-century common carriers -- 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.
ISBN 9780674979963 hardcover
0674979966 hardcover
Standard No. 40030405222
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