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Keith Ryan Cartwright

“Willie Thomas Sr. and Harold Cash”

Book Excerpt: Black Cowboys of Rodeo

Black Cowboys of Rodeo: Unsung Heroes from Harlem to Hollywood and the American West by Keith Ryan Cartwright collects the stories of pioneering Black cowboys, placing their challenges and triumphs against the backdrop of America’s struggle for racial equality and social justice. Cartwright will appear at a virtual event hosted by Parnassus Books in Nashville on November 4.

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