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Oasis Spaces

100 East Mountain Street, Kings Mountain, NC, USA

704-739-1019

Exhibit Open From 


March 13 - May 11,2024


"The Negro Motorist Green Book" published between 1936 and 1966, was both a travel guide and a tool of resistance designed to confront the realities of racial discrimination in the United States and beyond. 


The book listed over 300 North Carolina Businesses - from restaurants and hotels, to tourist homes, nightclubs and beauty salons - in the three decades that it was published. 


The exhibithighlighs a complex statewide network of business owners and Green Book sites that allowed African American communities to thrive, and that created "oasis spaces" for a variety of African American travelers.

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