Black Girls Hike is diversifying the great outdoors: ‘Nature is accessible, but not inclusive’

Black Girls Hike is diversifying the great outdoors: ‘Nature is accessible, but not inclusive’
 

A woman set up a walking group specifically for black women beause she felt that outdoor activities were not welcoming spaces for people of colour.
Rhiane Fatinikun, from Greater Manchester, was on a train riding through the Peak District when she was so inspired by the stunning scenery she knew she had to create something to make nature more accessible.
‘My mum raised me to appreciate a nice view, we took the scenic route everywhere. While I was admiring the view from the train, I just said to myself; “I’m taking up hiking this year”.
‘I posted a video on my Instagram and tagged it BGH and... read more

 
12 December 2019 in Lifestyle, Views: 115
Source: Metro
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