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Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

  1. Gretchen Sorin


  2. Ric Burns


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  1. Eric Avila

    Self - Professor of History, UCLA

  2. Tamara Banks

    Self - Journalist

  3. Herb Boyd

    Self - “Black Detroit” Author

  4. Leah Chase

    Self - Owner, Dooky Chase Restaurant

  5. Spencer Crew

    Self - Smithsonian Interim Director

  6. Walter Edwards

    Self - Chairman, Harlem Business Alliance

  7. Lolis Eric Elie

    Self - Writer

  8. Carolyn Finney

    Self - Author

  9. Kathleen Franz

    Self - Author

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Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America
Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

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Original Language English

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