Carolyn Finney

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley. Author of “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African-Americans to the Great Outdoors.”

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Carolyn Finney on KCRW

The book “Black Faces, White Spaces” explores why our concept of the great outdoors tends to look like the white outdoors.

When you picture a family hiking in the woods, what race do you see?

The book “Black Faces, White Spaces” explores why our concept of the great outdoors tends to look like the white outdoors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When you picture a family hiking in the woods, what race do you see? A new book explores why our conception of the great outdoors tends to look like the white outdoors.

Black Faces, White Spaces

When you picture a family hiking in the woods, what race do you see? A new book explores why our conception of the great outdoors tends to look like the white outdoors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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