DR.  S.  Y.  EVANS

Black Passports 

Travel Memoirs as Guides for Youth Empowerment

(SUNY Press 2014)

Viewshare Interactive Travel Map 

Black Travel Memoirs is a map that locates historical and geographic information on Black world travelers found in the book Black Passports: (SUNY Press, 2014). The project maps locations of over 200 African American autobiographers who wrote international travel memoirs. This searchable resource is created as curriculum tool for teachers, researchers and mentors to enhance youth empowerment. 

Travel Memoirs


Database of Black Women's Autobiography

*Special thanks to Ms. Yvonne Nash and Dr. Moya Bailey for research assistance on the Black travel memoirs project.