Excerpt from Twitchy
Written by Brett T.
Back in June, when President Obama and his family toured a couple of national parks, the president took the opportunity to deliver some remarks on climate change.
That’s no surprise, but he also touched on some talking points shared by the Centennial Initiative, a coalition of “civil rights, environmental justice, conservation groups and community leaders and activists” whose goal is to “increase inclusion and representation of America’s communities of color in our national parks and other public lands.”
Among the changes encouraged by the Centennial Initiative is a redesign of all national parks to remove intimidating imagery, such as the vehicles driven by and uniforms worn by park rangers, both of which “have law enforcement connotations” and therefore “present a significant impediment to engaging all Americans.”
On Monday, a new study by the Center for American Progress and Conservation Science Partners suggested further actions were needed...