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of white america ?
Custer's last stand ?
Camp grounds , National parks are filled with BWOT regulars.

The Associated Press: Black campers recruit against history, stereotype
Black campers recruit against history, stereotype

By JAY REEVES – 1 day ago

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The throngs filling campgrounds across America this weekend will include hardy outdoors types and those who prefer creature comforts, but they'll have at least one important thing in common: Nearly all of them are white.

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Getting more blacks into the woods would mean breaking decades of stereotypes and overcoming a long-standing leeriness that members say many have about camping. Bad things happen to black people in the woods, the story goes, and they can't afford recreational vehicles.
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A camping we will go. A camping we will go. Skank Ho, baree yo A camping we will go
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of white america ?
Custer's last stand ?
Camp grounds , National parks are filled with BWOT regulars.

The Associated Press: Black campers recruit against history, stereotype
Black campers recruit against history, stereotype

By JAY REEVES – 1 day ago

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The throngs filling campgrounds across America this weekend will include hardy outdoors types and those who prefer creature comforts, but they'll have at least one important thing in common: Nearly all of them are white
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Getting more blacks into the woods would mean breaking decades of stereotypes and overcoming a long-standing leeriness that members say many have about camping. Bad things happen to black people in the woods, the story goes, and they can't afford recreational vehicles.


And they can't play golf!
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