Black Faces, White Spaces
Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors
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Drawing on a variety of sources from film, literature, and popular culture, and analyzing different historical moments, including the establishment of the Wilderness Act in 1964 and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Finney reveals the perceived and real ways in which nature and the environment are racialized in America. Looking toward the future, she also highlights the work of African Americans who are opening doors to greater participation in environmental and conservation concerns.
University of North Carolina Press, 9781469614489, 194pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2014