Allies Rally Around Christian Cooper With #BlackBirdersWeek : Short Wave Happy #BlackBirdersWeek! This week, black birders around the world are rallying around Christian Cooper, a black man and avid birder, who was harassed by a white woman while birding in Central Park. We talk with#BlackBirdersWeek co-founder Chelsea Connor about how black birders are changing the narrative around who gets to enjoy nature and the challenges black birders face.
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#BlackBirdersWeek Seeks To Make The Great Outdoors Open To All

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#BlackBirdersWeek Seeks To Make The Great Outdoors Open To All

#BlackBirdersWeek Seeks To Make The Great Outdoors Open To All

#BlackBirdersWeek Seeks To Make The Great Outdoors Open To All

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Chelsea Connor is a co-founder of #BlackBirdersWeek. Chelsea Connor hide caption

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Chelsea Connor is a co-founder of #BlackBirdersWeek.

Chelsea Connor

Happy #BlackBirdersWeek! This week, black birders around the world are rallying around Christian Cooper, a black man and avid birder, who was harassed by a white woman while birding in Central Park. We talk with#BlackBirdersWeek co-founder Chelsea Connor about how black birders are changing the narrative around who gets to enjoy nature and the challenges black birders face.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson and fact-checked by Emily Vaughn. Geoff Brumfiel and Leah Donnella were the editors.