Root 100 magazine features Lee interview

Good news, an excerpt from an interview with me is featured in a recent Root 100 Black History Month article. Its a travel piece written by Tracey Hopkins.

There is no such thing as a small victory. I love finding new and exciting ways to share my love for travel!

The 5 Best Black History Travel Destinations
Take a trip back in time by visiting these historic sites.

By: Tracy E. Hopkins
Posted: Feb. 3 2016 3:00 AM

We can’t forget our history. It reminds us of our trials as well as our triumphs. And travel gives us the opportunity to experience, firsthand, the black-history moments we’ve only read about and seen on TV and in movies.

“You have to explore African-American historical travel for yourself. Seeing the images, museums and landmarks in the media cannot begin to convey the complexity of our journey from Africa through slavery and to the modicum of freedom we have now, ” says Elaine Lee, author of Go Girl: The Black Woman’s Book of Travel and Adventure.

for more info, visit:

http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/02/the_5_best_black_history_travel_destinations.html

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