Community members gathered at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture for a private screening of The Green Book: Guide to Freedom hosted by Comcast and Smithsonian Channel on Thursday,
February 7, 2019. (Left to right) Jessica Gappa, director, Community Impact, Comcast’s Beltway Region; Kevin Broadhurst, vice president, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Comcast’s Beltway Region; Jackie Copeland, executive director, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture; Linda Goldman, executive producer, Mission Control, Smithsonian Channel; Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh; Shubha Goenka, manager, Distributor Marketing, Smithsonian Channel; Dr. Dexter Blackman, Assistant Professor of History, Morgan State University; and Vic Carter,
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On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Smithsonian Channel is scheduled to air a special presentation of “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” a first-hand account of historians, business owners and others who experienced the phenomenon of “traveling while black” in pre-Civil Rights America.