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Straight Talk with Earl B. Hunter Jr. of Black Folks Camp Too

Meet the founder of Black Folks Camp Too, a marketing and consulting firm dedicated to introducing more Black people to the joys of camping and engaging outdoor brands to welcome them.


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Earl B. Hunter Jr. is a guy who likes to talk. Go on a hike with Earl, and you better adjust your mileage expectations, because he stops to chat with virtually every single hiker he passes.

He is a born connector of people—a human bridge—which makes him well-poised to make waves in the outdoor industry with his marketing and consulting firm, Black Folks Camp Too.

In this episode of Straight Talk, Hunter talks with our editorial director, Kristin Hostetter, about how and why he founded his company and why it has him so energized. Hunter shares about his recent battle with Covid-19, the power of the “Unity Blaze,” and he even dazzles us with his soulful rendition of “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers.

Listen to the full conversation on this episode of the Straight Talk Podcast.