E. J. Samuels and his family are believed to be the first African Americans to be official members of nudist club. Samuels and his wife were members of the De Anza Trail Club. He is also regarded as the first African American to be a delegate to a nudist convention.
“You were born without clothes. You were born without racial hatred. You were taught to wear clothes. Likewise, you were taught racial prejudice.” EJ Samuels