Black Folks Camp Too isn’t trying to further segregate the outdoors, which Hunter says is already one of the most segregated places in the world. “Probably more than barber shops and churches,” he says. “What we want is for more Black folks to enjoy the 640 acres of public land that we pay for. Our job is to educate. We’re not here to twist arms,
SC State University Head Football Coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough is wrapping up a Tailgate Tour of South Carolina state parks this weekend at Sesquicentennial to launch a marketing initiative designed to draw more African Americans to the great outdoors.
Brevard, NC - Black Folks Camp Too is blazing the trail to a more inclusive outdoors with our mission of removing fears, adding knowledge, and inviting “more” Black Folks to camp
Founder and president of marketing-based company Black Folks Camp Too hopes to use his influence to encourage more Black people to enjoy the outdoors.
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