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America's forgotten black cowboys

America's forgotten black cowboys > The Lone Ranger, for example, is believed to have been inspired by Bass Reeves, a black lawman who used disguises, had a Native American sidekick and went through his whole career without being shot.

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The Real Cowboys mostly were Blacks and Mexicans. Many were white also but the majority were Blacks and Mexicans

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African American Cowboy Nat Love (aka Deadwood Dick), born a slave in 1854 in Tennessee

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America's forgotten black cowboys

Vincent Jacobs, now 80, battled racism as a rodeo rider in the 1950s. bbc news…

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african american cowboys of the old west | Black Cowboys at Bonham - Look and Learn History Picture Library

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Black Hebrew Israelites | ... ARE THE REAL HEBREW ISRAELITES BY HERITAGE AND BLOODLINES

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“One Horse Charley” was the nickname of a noted black cowboy who rode with the Shoshone Indians. He was a well-known black cowboy all over Nevada. www.blackcowboys.com

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Texas Black Cowboys: yes. The majority of real cowboys were African American and Hispanic, contrary to most belief.

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George Glenn, who rode the Chisholm Trail in the 1870’s, is the only black cowboy who figured prominently in the history of the Trail.