Outdoor Afro has become the nation’s leading, cutting edge network that celebrates and inspires Black connections and leadership in nature. Launched in 2009, we are a national not for profit organization with leadership networks around the country. With more than 80 leaders in 42 cities around the country, we connect thousands of people to nature experiences, who are changing the face of conservation. So come out in nature with us, or be a partner to help us grow our work so that we can help lead the way for leadership in outdoor recreation, nature, and conservation!
Creating an I'm Black and I _____ series has always been something that founder and CEO, Rue Mapp, wanted to do. So, go ahead and dispel those, "Black people don't [insert outdoor activity here] and declare your love for your Blackness AND love of the outdoors!
In addition, in celebration of #BlackHistoryOutdoors, we are also happy to offer a shirt which highlights historically Black beaches.