Because cowboys ranked low in the social structure of the period, there are no firm figures on the actual proportion of various races. Census records suggest that about 15% of all cowboys were of African-American ancestry—ranging from about 25% on the trail drives out of Texas, to very few in the northwest. Similarly, cowboys of Mexican descent also … Continue reading & Illogical But True # 5672 || Contrary to Hollywood Many Cowboys were black, hispanic or indians
There are important moments that stand out to me as a African American. One of them being the murder of Michael McDonald by two KKK members in March 198,1 4 months before I was born. This was considered the last official lynching in the USA. He was picked at random, kidnapped, attacked and beaten in … Continue reading Two Hollywood Actors Get Stopped by Cops, But Not For An Autograph.