Save up to 20% on the price of your tickets! It's easy... Become a member today! If you are already a member, log in to get your member rate. Driving the Green Book Evening Program on Zoom Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:45 p.m. ET Code: 1L0404 Tickets Login $20 - Member 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 $25 - Non-Member Resize text remove add Janée Woods Weber (left), Alvin Hall (right) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Hit the road with award-winning journalist Alvin Hall and social justice trainer Janée Woods Weber as they document their 12-day, 2,021-mile road trip from Detroit to New Orleans inspired by The Negro Motorist Green Book, the historic guide (published 1936—1967) African Americans relied on to travel safely at the height of segregation and the Jim Crow era. During their journey, Hall and Woods Weber collected personal and powerful stories from Black Americans who used the Green Book to navigate trips, patronize Black-owned businesses, and come together in the face of institutionalized racism. Their route was based on information from The Green Book. They knew that thousands of African Americans would have made a similar trip when returning South to visit family during and after the Great Migration of Black Americans north and west. In each city they collected powerful, personal testimony from locals: former Motown musicians, activists, politicians, professors, historians, artists, and more. Hall and Woods Weber compiled these insights into "Driving the Green Book," a living history podcast from Macmillan Podcasts that sheds light on the communities that were created and thrived during that time. They discuss the stories of those who lived through the era, supported and uplifted each other, and fought for equality. PATRON INFORMATION If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series.