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The National Park Service must break down barriers to increase visitation by people of color

National parks are often hailed as “America’s greatest idea.” They protect nature, conserve history, and serve as places of rest and recreation. Although everyone is welcome, people of color face socioeconomic and cultural barriers that cause them to be starkly underrepresented among visitors to our treasured lands. In a 2009 National Park Service Comprehensive Study, minorities […]