Black History Month: Day 18 – The Indomitable Marshal

Rarely do stories of the Wild West and cowboys involve people of color, aside from indigenous Americans who were either targets or passive companions. ¬†However, in the 1800s there were plenty of African Americans in the Wild West. ¬†Among these unsung pioneers was a man who by all accounts was the greatest law man in … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 18 – The Indomitable Marshal

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Black History Month: Day 9 – Jack Johnson

Throughout history, it has proven obvious that men of considerable physical prowess and charisma would be celebrated. This is especially true in America, but with respect to men of color the caveat is that they would also become as hated as they were loved. This would hold true for athletes such as O.J. Simpson, Mike … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 9 – Jack Johnson