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Lessons in Black History – BILL PICKETT

Bill Pickett—The son of former slaves and one of thirteen children, Bill Picket is considered not only one of the greatest cowboys of all time, but also the greatest rodeo star of all time. Born in Texas in 1870, Pickett … Continue reading

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Black Westerns: A Brief Overview

This piece originally ran in BadAzz MoFo #4, which came out in 1999. It is part of The BadAzz MoFo Collection, now on sale. The cowboy has long been a perennial part of American folklore. Like the Japanese samurai, or … Continue reading

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