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What happens when a black family RVs across America in quarantine

Courtesy Janine Rubenstein

Read and enjoyed this adventurous story by Janine Rubenstein this week:

I found a site called RVShare.com, which is basically AirBnB for motor homes. Unsurprisingly, you could count on zero hands the amount of Black RV owners I spotted on there. But I stumbled upon the nicest guy renting out the perfect first-timer van: a Class A, 2016 Ford Thor Vegas, measuring in at 24ft. “It drives just like a big SUV” he told me, which helped calm my nerves about how my brother and husband would be able to maneuver the thing.

Pretty sure it’s the first article I’ve ever read in Essence and hope it’s yours too if you’re never read the magazine before.