Brenda Kyle is a contributor to Writers on the Range, the opinion service of High Country News. She is a state-certified naturalist for Eaton Canyon Natural Area in Pasadena, California, and a frequent hiker in the San Gabriel Mountains, which she helped to protect in 2014.
Counting 100 Years of National Parks, for People of Color
When I was 7, or maybe 8, I read a book called The Hundred Penny Box. It told the story of an African-American woman who was 100 years old. She’d put a penny in that box for every year of her life, and whenever she…
Brenda Kyle, May 27, 2016 4 min read