Black Americans: American West, Cowboys, & Towns Part 1

Part 1: Cowboys/American West.

The Legend of the Black Cowboy
and His Music…

Various aspects of the Spanish
equestrian tradition can be traced back to Islamic rule in Spain, including
Moorish elements…;=1&i…

Trying to keep the tradition
alive texas


The forgotten man of the west

“Bill Pickett, the second of 13 children, began his career as a cowboy while in grade school. Pickett soon began giving exhibitions of his roping, riding, and bulldogging skills, passing a hat for donations. By 1888, his family had moved to Taylor, Texas, and Bill performed in the town’s first fair that year. He and his brothers started a horse-breaking business in Taylor, and he was a member of the National Guard and a deacon of the Baptist church.”

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  1. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:


  2. Kent

     /  January 6, 2015

    I was beginning to think I was all alone with this.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Latti Ice

       /  January 6, 2015

      The truth always comes out Kent, and there will always be people willing to help it come to light. 🙂


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