#BlackVanLife Challenges Stereotypes Of Mobile Living
We've seen the Instagram #VanLife fantasies, and we've read the articles about the trials and tribulations of life on the road, but what's one thing that every Van Life story has in common? It usually features a white face.
More people of color are choosing the nomadic life, but the challenges are more complicated than dealing with a broken down vehicle or figuring out where to shower and use the restroom. It's facing prejudice, not seeing people of color represented in the community, and reassuring worried family members that a mobile lifestyle doesn't equal an unstable life.