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19 Sep 2021
Monuments, Obama

The POC-in-chief Delivers 

Presidential Memorandum, Monument Designations set blueprint for diversity, inclusion, access in public lands as a new normal Barack Obama is the reason I met Audrey Peterman, who has been advocating for inclusion and access in U.S. public lands for more than 20 years. When the…

Monuments, Obama

Obama’s Vision 

National parks, monuments, memorials and preserves designated during the Obama administration that have cultural relevance to communities of color and other marginalized groups. This list does not include dozens of national historic landmarks. (Click on park name for website, more details). Birmingham Civil Rights (Alabama),…

Black Americans

‘Spokesperson for the Dead’ 

Shelton Johnson keeps alive the story of the Buffalo Soldiers to connect African Americans, other nonwhites to national parks NOTE: Clicking on most images will launch a full-sized viewer. Story, photos and multimedia by Glenn Nelson Shelton Johnson is the Michael Jordan among people of…