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The Joys and Challenges of Birding While Black

A need for inclusion in outdoor spaces remains, Christian Cooper explains.

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By Ari Daniel and Caitlin Saks

In May 2020, Chris Cooper was birding at The Ramble in New York City’s Central Park. He recounts the incident that garnered national attention and offers his perspective on diversity in the outdoors.

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