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Our monthly series on migrant kitchens in Queens, NY, told through interviews, photos, maps and short films, takes us next to stories about the migration African-Americans to the borough.

In the accompanying video, we look at the fascinating history of The Green Book, which between the 1930’s and 60’s provided African American travelers with a guide to hotels, restaurants, taverns, road houses, gas stations and homes where they could be sure to have a place to eat and rest without the threat of violence. 

Negro Motorist Green Book, Queens NY, CB Migrant Kitchens from Sarah K Khan on Vimeo.

Sarah Khan

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