According to Axios, the deadly danger of bigotry is the biggest challenge that People of Color face when going outdoors.
“Outdoor enthusiasts want people of color to embrace activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, camping and birding — and feel safe while enjoying it all.
Why it matters: A national reckoning has drawn attention to the discrimination some people of color face during a run in the mountains or a walk on a trail. The outdoors can be deadly due to bigotry, not just wildlife, lurking in the woods. …”
Do you know what it is like to be attacked by a bigoted snake? Stung by a bigoted wasp or mosquito? Have you ever experienced the “trauma” of hiking on a trail or mountain with a bigoted name?