Each generation has its own list of iconic women and men, changemakers who disrupted the norm and influenced the course of American history. These individuals come from all walks of life, economic strata, and geographic areas; and, many of their stories are sprinkled throughout the National Park System. Here are three examples of national parks that tell the story of African-American women and men who transformed our nation, inspiring countless individuals at the time and still to this day.
National parks are filled with stories of leaders who changed our local communities and the world. #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque in national parks like these and be inspired by the past to build a better future!