Monday, November 28

Tag: Central Park

A White woman called police on him while he was bird-watching in Central Park. Now, he has his own TV show.
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A White woman called police on him while he was bird-watching in Central Park. Now, he has his own TV show.

Christian Cooper, the Black man who was catapulted into the national spotlight after he was the target of racially charged accusations by a White woman in Central Park, now has a new TV show. National Geographic announced this week that Cooper will be hosting "Extraordinary Birder," a look into the "wild, wonderful and unpredictable world of birds." No premiere date was listed.   Life-long birder Christian Cooper takes a moment to watch the distant shorebird activity at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, CA.  National Geographic/Jon Kroll "Whether braving stormy seas in Alaska for puffins, trekking into rainforests in Puerto Rico for parrots, or scaling a bridge in Ma...