307 | ‘A National Story’: Black travel in America evolved with the Civil Rights Movement

Lodging Leaders show

Summary: Travel means freedom for most Americans, but not too long ago and even today, that’s not always the case for Black citizens. While leading the quest for civil rights, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. advised his followers to “keep moving forward,” no matter what.<br> <br> Episode 307 of Lodging Leaders podcast explores how African American travelers learned to safely navigate the nation’s highways and byways during the age of segregation.<br> <br> This report is part of a special project by Long Live Lodging that commemorates Black History Month by exploring the impact the travel and hospitality industries had on the Civil Rights Movement.