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Study: African Americans Less Likely to Use State and National Parks

Summer is getting under way, and with it, the mass migration of vacationers and day visitors to America’s state and national parks. According to U.S. government figures, hundreds of millions of people visited these oases in 2015 alone.  But research conducted at the University of Missouri’s School of Natural Sciences indicates that African Americans are significantly less likely than whites to sample the wonders of America’s parks. Previous studies have attributed this to cultural...

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