Travel guide for African Americans, civil rights activists pointed way to 1963 march. During the Jim Crow era, laws restricted black Americans from patronizing gas stations, restaurants and hotels

by Ruth Tam

African Americans traveling to the nation’s capital on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington will need little more than a GPS device to find their way. But 50 years ago, they might have needed a book to navigate through the racial prejudice of the times.