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Driving the Green Book
Driving the Green Book

Award-winning broadcaster and educator Alvin Hall hits the road alongside activist and social justice trainer Janée Woods Weber. They drive from Detroit... more

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Bonus: Two eyewitnesses to the Green Book

In this bonus episode, Alvin and Janée talk with two women whose families used The Negro Motorist Green Book.

24 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
Book Preview: How We Can Win: Race, History, and Changing the Money Game That's Rigged

Hear an excerpt from the new book, How We Can Win: Race, History, and Changing the Money Game That's Rigged.... more

18 Feb 2022 · 5 minutes
Book Preview: Buses Are A Comin'

Although Driving the Green Book is over, today we're sharing a clip from another powerful story about the fight for... more

27 Apr 2021 · 23 minutes
The Lorraine Motel

Now a National Civil Rights Monument, and best-known as the site where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, the... more

16 Nov 2020 · 28 minutes
Ghost Towns

Places like Paradise Valley in Detroit and Idlewild, Michigan, catered to African American communities, whether it be to create a... more

09 Nov 2020 · 32 minutes
Preserving History

The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham, Alabama was considered top-tier lodging for African Americans and an epicenter for the civil... more

02 Nov 2020 · 24 minutes
A Place to Put It

We explore the emotional legacy of The Negro Motorist Green Book and the inherited wisdom passed down from generation to... more

26 Oct 2020 · 25 minutes
The Elders, Living History

The elders who lived through segregation pass down the wisdom and knowledge they gained as they learned to safely navigate... more

19 Oct 2020 · 30 minutes
The Nettles of Nashville

We head to Nashville to trace the legacy of Jim Crow, segregation, and The Negro Motorist Green Book through different... more

12 Oct 2020 · 26 minutes
Mother Wit

How did Black travelers use Mother Wit—common sense insights—to help them survive during the Jim Crow era?

05 Oct 2020 · 30 minutes
Driving the Green Book
Bonus: Two eyewitnesses to the Green Book
Driving the Green Book