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Green Book: Hotel Lincoln (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-02-18

Duration: 00:04:39

Subjects: African American business enterprises | History | African Americans


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Hall, Louis Interviewee


This segment from the February 18, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s visit to the Hotel Lincoln in Baton Rouge, a Black-owned hotel 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 Louis Hall, a local historian, who shares his memories of visiting Hotel Lincoln. This story is a part of the “Safe Haven: Louisiana’s Green Book” series.