Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

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Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

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Carolyn Finney describes the history of the environmental movement and the part race, representation, and rhetoric play. Media and policies tend to make outdoor activity and spaces seem like white people are the only ones recreating. She shares example after example of African Americans’ historical and current connection to the outdoors.

Finney, C. (2014). Black faces, white spaces: Reimagining the relationship of African Americans to the great outdoors. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

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