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On the Trail of the Ancestors: Excerpt Two: The Black Abolitionists

  This week’s excerpt from On the Trail of the Ancestors: A Black Cowboy’s Journey Across America  comes from Ch. 6, Meeting the Black Abolitionists and brings us to Philadelphia.  …Grateful for the tree canopy on the unusually warm day, Miles hugged the shade … Continue reading

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Book Excerpt: On the Trail of the Ancestors: A Black Cowboy’s Ride Across America

It’s Black History Month.  While I can argue that honoring African American history should be celebrated year-round, I’d be taking on greeting card makers, postage stamp designers, and education publishers who’ve created materials for this month. Given I have a … Continue reading

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Black Jockeys & The Kentucky Derby: A Book Excerpt

Tomorrow is the 138th Kentucky Derby, dubbed the “Fastest Two minutes in Sports.”   Horse racing faces new challenges: the drugging of horses, the loss of interest in the sport as betting becomes more widespread and fans turn towards football and basketball, … Continue reading

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