National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past

The National Audubon Society is re-examining and confronting the racist and slave-owning past of its namesake. The non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to the conservation of birds and other wildlife, was founded in 1905 and named in honor of Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon. Audubon is perhaps most famous for illustrating birds in their natural habitats and publishing his … Read more National Audubon Society speaks out against namesake for slave-owning and white supremacist past