One of my fun clients, The North Texas Buffalo Soldier Unit, is seeking to grow it’s organization and reach out to youngsters and keep them familiar with the history that helped shape America.  Part of that history was lived by Buffalo Soldiers, the first African American units ever to serve in the US military. 

Today, in recognition of Juneteenth, the day when years past, African Americans in Texas finally became aware of their freedom, the North Texas Buffalo Soldier Unit took part in the festivities of Balch Springs, TX.

These are some of my photos from their event.  Plus, feel free to jump over to their site. It’s still a work in progress, but we’re getting there.

My prize for working with them?  I’m learning a lot.  Plus, some day, I get my own horse!

That canon they’re standing around was loud.




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    Keep telling that history:

    Read the novel, Rescue at Pine Ridge, “RaPR”, where Buffalo Bill Cody meets a Buffalo Soldier. A great story of black military history…the first generation of Buffalo Soldiers.

    How do you keep a people down? ‘Never’ let them ‘know’ their history.

    The 7th Cavalry got their butts in a sling again after the Little Big Horn Massacre, fourteen years later, the day after the Wounded Knee Massacre. If it wasn’t for the 9th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, there would of been a second massacre of the 7th Cavalry.

    Read the novel, “Rescue at Pine Ridge”, 5 stars Amazon, Barnes & Noble and the youtube trailer commercial…and visit the website http://www.rescueatpineridge.com

    I hope you’ll enjoy the novel. I wrote it from my mini-series movie of the same title, “RaPR” to keep my story alive. Hollywood has had a lot of strikes and doesn’t like telling our stories…its been “his-story” of history all along…until now. The movie so far has attached, Bill Duke directing, Hill Harper, Glynn Turman, James Whitmore Jr. and a host of other major actors in which we are in talks with…see imdb.com at; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0925633/

    When you get a chance, also please visit our Alpha Wolf Production website at; http://www.alphawolfprods.com and see our other productions, like Stagecoach Mary, the first Black Woman to deliver mail for Wells Fargo in Montana, in the 1890’s, “spread the word”.

    Peace.


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