Traveling While Black

Institute History


Through the use of documentary film, collaborative storytelling, digital cultural mapping, and a role-playing interactive game, Traveling While Black bridges the gap between the past and the present by raising critical empathy about the harrowing landscapes African-Americans traversed during the pre-civil rights era and facilitating a dialogue about the challenges contemporary minority travelers still face today.


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