Thursday, May 3, 2018
Along 66, March-April 2018: Motels and the Black Experience
MARCH 31-- Route 66 Motels may help solve chronic housing shortages in some localities. Two mentioned are the Sundowner Motel and the Luna Lodge. Both were once seedy, but have been converted into affordable housing options. But, they definitely have to have standards for the people who get the chance to live in them.
APRIL 2-- The Negro Motorist Green Book has inspired a photography book "Reclaiming the Mother Road" by Ashley E. Osborne which follows the travels of two black women on Route 66.