Why Black People Don’t Go Camping - Nikki Brueggeman

"As I recall my beloved childhood summers, I realized something: I never saw Black people at the campgrounds. The easy answer for this, often from the Black community has been “Black people don’t go camping, that’s a white people thing.” However, I find this answer unsatisfactory. Black people do plenty of things that White people enjoy. Historically, the only reason we do not do things often perceived as White is because we were banned from participating in that space."

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