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Black Folks Camp Too Changes Industry Narrative, Adds Push for Diversity and Inclusion

I first learned to camp as a Girl Scout at Patapsco State Park, just outside my hometown of Baltimore, Md. I enjoyed learning to pitch a tent, hiking, birdwatching and sitting around the campfire roasting marshmallows for s’mores. But I hated having to dig a latrine in the dirt…

A New Startup Wants to Teach the Outdoor Industry That ‘Black Folks Camp Too’

After a cross-country road trip, Earl Hunter Jr. made it his business to break down racial lines in the outdoors…

Black Folks Camp Too Brings New Prospects to Dealers

People who have met Earl B. Hunter Jr. would call him a “hundred percenter.” He is all-in on whatever task or business he sets his mind to. Hunter cut his teeth in the RV industry…

The Health Benefits of Venturing Outdoors

It’s June 2020 and by now we have all seen the reports that Black Folks and black communities are being ravaged by COVID-19. Not all organizations or states are breaking COVID-19 contraction…

Black Folks Camp Too Changes Industry Narrative, Adds Push for Diversity and Inclusion

I first learned to camp as a Girl Scout at Patapsco State Park, just outside my hometown of Baltimore, Md. I enjoyed learning to pitch a tent, hiking, birdwatching and sitting around the campfire roasting marshmallows for s’mores. But I hated having to dig a latrine in the dirt…

A New Startup Wants to Teach the Outdoor Industry That ‘Black Folks Camp Too’

After a cross-country road trip, Earl Hunter Jr. made it his business to break down racial lines in the outdoors…

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