Most issues in travel are universal. This page is dedicated to the ones that aren’t.
The Green Book…What it used to be like to Travel While Black.
Black Men Don’t Travel?…It depends on who you ask> If you ask the sisters, the brothers may not like what they hear.
FRANCE: The Scent of bigotry…I love almost everything about France. ]This is high of the list of exceptions.
Put Off by the Ritz…Apparently, the folks who run the Ritz-Carlton hotels are of the opinion that bigotry is perfectly okay, so long as it pays — or more to the point, pays them.
SISTERS are TRAVELING for themselves…They’re out there seeing the world. They’re becoming players in the global travel industry. And they’re doing both on their own.
Airport Security, Part 1 — Reading My Mind…Don’t like the idea of having hyour body scanned at an airport? What about your mind?
Airport Security, Part 2 — A poll on profiling…Would you be willing to put up with being profiled for the sake of better airport security?
The Mideast & North Africa in Black…Some of these folks have deadly serious “issues” when it comes to blacks.
Blood trails…The roots of your family tree can take you to some interesting places.
China in Black…Is racism the other Great Wall of China?
Cuba in Black…Havana’s ugly little secret is coming into the light.
Japan in Black…The Land of the Rising Sun remains a land a mystery and suspicion to some black Americans. But is that fair?
The Star(e) of the show…There are certain things you can count on in life. The sun will rise in the east. People will complain about taxes. And if you travel, you’re going to get stared at.
Are There Black Folks There?…Yes, because we’re everywhere. But if that’s your only interest, why bother traveling?