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Obama, Peterman Focus Public’s Attention on National Parks

        Americans of African descent are blazing new trails and opening new possibilities in the arena of National Parks and public lands that have been mostly “off limits” to us for years. On April 13, former President Barack Obama launched his new Netflix series, “Our Great National Parks.” On April 6 the National Parks Conservation Association honoured three “advocates for inclusion in parks,” two of whom were Black, alongside a member of the Blackfeet nation. Suddenly it seems like Blacks and Parks are the rage. […]