What If I’m Not White?
Permalink

What If I’m Not White?

During my previous life as a sportswriter, an NBA player once made me wait for…

Continue Reading →

Counting 100 Years of National Parks, for People of Color
Permalink

Counting 100 Years of National Parks, for People of Color

‘Hike Like a Girl’ Toward Change
Permalink

‘Hike Like a Girl’ Toward Change

by Liz “Snorkel” Thomas Note: A version of this story, plus more, appears at www.eathomas.com.…

Continue Reading →

‘Hike Like a Girl,’ May 14-15, to crush taboos for women hikers
Permalink

‘Hike Like a Girl,’ May 14-15, to crush taboos for women hikers

by Liz “Snorkel” Thomas Women often wonder whether it is safe for them to hike…

Continue Reading →

Parks Week No Game Changer
Permalink

Parks Week No Game Changer

Sitting in front of the Yosemite Valley Visitor Center last week, the iconic National Park…

Continue Reading →

No, National Parks Are Not America’s ‘Best Idea’
Permalink

No, National Parks Are Not America’s ‘Best Idea’

By Alan Spears When I was a boy, my family made annual summer pilgrimages to…

Continue Reading →