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People Hike: Diversity and Spring Kasiama

people hike: Judith Kasiama, who lives in Vancouver and runs a Facebook page called Black People Hike, called out Mountain Equipment Co-op and several other retailers for their lack of diversity in advertising campaigns last spring, according to Toronto Star. Kasiama is now an ambassador as part of MEC's new diversity campaign. As a child in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as Zaire at that time, she could walk through the lush rainforest, swim in the river or watch the tropical storms. She also plans to do a master's degree on diversity in the outdoors. I know what war is like. Pavel Boiko / THE CANADIAN PRESS Her family fled the country in 1997 when it became unstable after the Rwandan genocide. ( As reported in the news.