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Nov 09, 2010

Yo Snoop! Visit a National Park!

On the heels of Oprah Winfrey's first-ever visit to Yosemite National Park at the invitation of park Ranger Shelton Johnson, change.org is teaming up with Johnson to lure rapper Snoop Dogg into the

Snoop great outdoors. Johnson (whose novel Gloryland was excerpted in our September/October 2009 issue) aims to increase the number of African-Americans visiting the national park system. At present, he says, he's more likely to meet a family from Japan than an African-American family from nearby Oakland. "All Snoop Dogg has to do is go camping in Yosemite and it would change the world," Johnson says. There's already a petition to Snoop Dogg's PR firm, 5W Public Relations, calling on the rap superstar to step up and camp out. You can add your John Doe here.

--Paul Rauber 

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