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Black in National Parks Week puts spotlight on including African Americans in US NP experience

Back in May, an incident of racism against birdwatcher Christian Cooper led to the creation of Black Birders Week, a social media campaign aimed in part at claiming nature for everyone.


That same message of inclusivity is behind Black in National Parks Week, which runs through Saturday and coincides with the 104th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service on Aug. 25.Back in May, an incident of racism against birdwatcher Christian Cooper led to the creation of Black Birders Week, a social media campaign aimed in part at claiming nature for everyone.


https://news.wttw.com/2020/08/24/blackinnationalparks-continues-push-encourage-diversity-nature

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