[VIDEO] The Freedom to Be: Black Cowboys in NYC

There is a small but longstanding community of Black cowboys in NYC. In this installment of The Freedom to Be, hear from Dr. George E. Blair—a 90-year-old descendant of the Buffalo soldiers—who produced an all-Black cowboy rodeo in Harlem for over 30 years and continues to teach New Yorkers how to ride horses at his New York Riding Academy on Randall’s Island.

Check out NYC Riding Academy to learn more.


Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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