Movie Review: 'Green Book' is, unexpectedly, one of best — if not the best — movies of the year

 
 
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Being a native Atlantan, I grew up in the last gasp of the despicable Jim Crow South. However, there were things I learned from the remarkable movie, “Green Book,” that I never knew.

Things like:

— Nat King Cole was physically assaulted while playing Birmingham in 1956. Assaulted while he was on-stage.

— In the Bronx (in the early ‘60s, at least), “eggplant” and “sacks of coal” were slurs used by some Italian-Americans to describe African-Americans.

— “The Green Book, A…


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Movie Review: 'Green Book' is, unexpectedly, one of best — if not the best — movies of the year