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The Trail Mix: #WhitneyHiking Remix

Scoop in with Outdoor Afro as we stargaze the Perseid Meteor Shower, go Spelunking at Mammoth Cave, and Find Our Greatest Love of All on Mount Whitney and Around the Country Atlanta, Georgia Ziplining and Whitewater Rafting August  8 Stargazing the Perseid Showers on the Arabian Mountain August 12 #WhitneyHiking to Red Top Mountain August 16…

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#WhitneyHiking: Finding Your Greatest Love of All in Nature

#WhitneyHiking: the act of being your full, entire self in nature and claiming a green (or California brown) space for your own. #WhitneyHiking may include foraging for beauty on a nature walk, a laughter filled trek up a local summit, and/or singing Whitney Houston songs on the hiking trail. In advance of our upcoming journey…

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Come to the Outdoor Afro Glamp Out!

Become A Superstar Sponsor! On October 1, 2015, we invite you to rejoice in our success and invest in our promising future of relevant outdoor engagement with our first ever gala celebration and fundraiser: “The Outdoor Afro Glamp Out” at the Oakland Museum of California, 6-10pm! With an expected 250 guests from around the country,…

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Now Serving: BBQ Sustainability Realness

Earth, Wind and Fire blasting on the speakers. Children running through sprinklers. Flip Flops. Dominoes. And the delicious smell of marinated meat and veggies on the grill. Is anyone else ready for Fourth of July barbecuing? From the family reunion to the beach party, Outdoor Afro has got you covered on incorporating environmental stewardship into our…

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The Trail Mix: June Crunch

SCOOP IN with Outdoor Afro as we celebrate Juneteenth, discover local tide pools and lead Black Music Month inspired hikes this month! By Outdoor Afro Leadership Director Zoë Polk Atlanta, Georgia  Day Trip to Chattanooga Tennessee  June 13 Healing Hike and History at Sweetwater Creek State Park with Sierra Club June 27 Bay Area, California Hike Point Reyes and Celebrate…

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#FindYourPark, Find Our History: A Collective Call to Action from Outdoor Afro

by Outdoor Afro Leadership Director, Zoë Polk LET’S read the placards overlooking the Suisun Bay at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial and be critical of words like “mutiny” and “riots.” LET’S dig our hands in the earth at  George Washington Carver National Monument and as we gaze upon his childhood home, remember that our…

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Spotlight: Outdoor Afro Richmond!

Meet Deidre “Dee”  Bryant. Mother, Wife, Traveler,  Adventure Seeker and Second Year Outdoor Afro Leader. Located in Richmond, Virginia, Dee and her local Outdoor Afro community have  ice skated, hiked, kayaked in some of Virginia’s most beautiful places. Dee recently shared some her highlights from 2014, her goals for 2015 and some tips on how…

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#OutdoorAfroEarthDay

by Outdoor Afro Atlanta Leader Stefan Moss I have a complicated relationship with Earth Day. Although I have always valued the opportunity to celebrate our beloved planet, I have also been very aware of who the traditional movers, shakers, and “leaders” of the modern environmental movement were.  As an environmental science major, my passion for…