University of Oklahoma Press
"Wait a minute. Blacks Helped Pioneer the West." -- Herb Jeffries Herb Jeffries, a Detroit jazz singer, was dismayed the first time he saw black audiences in the South lining up outside segregated theaters to watch all white casts in the popular cowboy films of the 1930s. He was inspired to creat....
"Black Cowboys In The American West: On The Range, On The Stage, Behind The Badge,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 19
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol19/iss2/16