Monday, October 28, 2013
The Real Lone Ranger was Black
This is something here. The real “Lone Ranger” is nothing like the man in the movies or the show. He's actually a Black man.
His name is Bass Reeves. He escaped racism and slavery, and made his home in Oklahoma and lived will the Seminole and Creek Nations.
His story has been mixed and mostly erased, but it's cool to know that he was a man of color fighting for the rights of others.
Go here to read more about him