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Lee Roy Young September 6,1988: Lee Roy Young became the first African American Texas Ranger in the Police forces 165-year history.  Lee Roy is also a descendent of Ben July, a Black Seminole Indian Scout.

Lee Roy Young

African American cowboys of the old west | Even the name ‘ Cowboy ‘ came from slavery days. From the Cabin ...

THE FORGOTTEN COWBOYS

USA | Some of the first Cowboys were black… Black men born into slavery found they experienced less open discrimination and a better life on the open range.

Meet The New Generation Of Black American Cowboys

Meet The New Generation Of Black American Cowboys

Photographer John Ferguson revisits the history of African-American cowboys and focuses his camera on a new generation that is carrying on the tradition.

B&W of African-American Cowboy

B&W of African-American Cowboy

B&W of African-American Cowboy holding whip See large size

Tom Everett, 80, was riding horses and working until two years ago, when a horse stepped on him and broke his back. His daughter Vee Miller is convinced that his being back home, seeing the horses and smelling the horse poop is the best therapy he can get.

A black cowboy hangs tough at 80

Things happen to cowboys. Unpredictable things. Things with life-and-death consequences for man and beast. but don't ask the cowboy why.

In 1991, became the first African American cowboy to win the world title in calf roping. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Fred Whitfield warms up for the roping at the AQHA World Championship Show.•.♡.•

Fred

Fred Whitfield warms up for the roping at the AQHA World Championship Show.

Cory Solomon world-class roper