From 1936 to 1966, an annual guide was published designed to help African Americans traveling throughout the United States called “The Green Book.” By now you’ve probably heard the name thanks to this year’s Oscar winner for best picture with the same title. But what you may not know is that The Green Book’s importance extended beyond the south – including here in Western New England. Connecting Point’s Ross Lippman takes us on a guide of The Green Book in Berkshire County, and its complicated place in civil rights history. 

This story originally aired on March 14, 2019.