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US President Barack Obama speaks while celebrating the 100th anniversary of the US National Parks system at Yosemite National Park, California, on June 18, 2016. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
US President Barack Obama speaks while celebrating the 100th anniversary of the US National Parks system at Yosemite National Park, California, on June 18, 2016. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama recently took his family to a pair of national parks out west. And, a national group called Outdoor Afro is attempting to build a stronger interest by African-Americans in outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and water sports. Latoya Dennis from Here & Now contributor Milwaukee Public Radio reports on how the project is doing in Wisconsin.

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LaToya Dennis, contributor Milwaukee Public Radio. She tweets @LDennis380.

This segment aired on June 22, 2016.

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