These Black Cowboys Are Challenging The Whitewashing Of History
Ellis 'Mountain Man' Harris," from the Federation of Black Cowboys' series for the Village Voice, Brad Trent, 2016. | "Black Cowboy" exhibition highlights just one narrative that has been left out, but there are truly so many examples of whitewashed history. The black cowboy tradition is alive and well today, and in ways you may not expect. The tradition of horse-keeping lives on in places like Queens, Philadelphia, Oklahoma, and Los Angeles.