Black Children Chased by ‘Masters’ on Horseback in Slavery Re-Enactment at YMCA Camp

The Afrikan Voice

The YMCA prides itself on being a community organization with a focus on teaching young people to grow into healthy, productive citizens. So imagine the shock of Tiffany Birchett when she learned that her 10-year-old daughter Makayla had been made to pretend to be a slave at one of its camp programs.

The YMCA Storer Camps in Jackson, Michigan are advertised with activities like “nature hikes, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding and sitting around campfires.” However, the activity (called “Underground Railroad”) involves the children being expected to “act as slaves on the auction block while some teachers and camp instructors acted as slave masters, chasing them on real horsebacks,” according to Detroit News.

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