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Green Book: Dew Drop Inn (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-15

Duration: 00:05:48

Subjects: African American business enterprises | African Americans | History


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Jackson, Kenneth Interviewee


This segment from the October 15, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s visit to the legendary Dew Drop Inn in New Orleans, a nightclub, hotel and restaurant featured in “The Negro Motorists Green Book,” a travel guide that listed locations that were safe for African Americans to visit during segregation. She interviews Kenneth Jackson, the grandson of the owner. This story is a part of the “Safe Haven: Louisiana’s Green Book” series.