A year in the making, the History Of Black Travel was created by the Black Travel Alliance in partnership with Tourism RESET. The launch team who spent hundred of hours developing the project includes seven members of the Black Travel Alliance Research Committee and two co-Directors from Tourism RESET. They include: Ursula Petula Barzey, Gabby Beckford, Stefanie Benjamin Ph.D., Donna-Kay Delahaye, Alana Dillette Ph.D., Patricia King, Martinique Lewis, Kerwin Mckenzie and Davida Wulff-Vanderpuije. Below are their profiles.
In addition to the project launch team above, four additional members of Tourism RESET each provided several entries toward the History Of Black Travel.
- Dr. Matthew Cook, Research Fellow, Tourism RESET & Associate Professor of Cultural Geography and Historic Preservation, Eastern Michigan University
- Dr. Kang Jae “Jerry” Lee, Research Affiliate, Tourism RESET & Assistant Professor, College of Natural Resources, North Carolina State University
- Dr. Rasul Mowatt, Research Affiliate, Tourism RESET & Professor, American Studies & Geography, Indiana University
- Lydia Warren, Research Fellow, Tourism RESET & PhD Student, McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia
Since launching (July 2021), we have had a number of submissions by members of the public. You can view a listing of these persons via the public contributors page.
We thank all for their contribution and look forward to others submitting entries as we build out the History Of Black Travel.