African Americans have an incredibly rich history with the National Parks. From defending parks in brigades, to being some of the first Park Rangers, to paving literal trails that we still walk today, African Americans have made huge contributions to the National Park System.
Audrey Peterman’s Huffington Post blog
Legacy on the Land - Audrey & Frank Peterman
Our True Nature: Finding a Zest for Life in the National Park System -
Gloryland - Shelton Johnson
Sign My Name to Freedom: A Memoir of a Pioneering Life - Betty Reid-Soskin