There were a lot of African American cowboys. Some of them very famous in their time. They have been left out of the history books. Also to be noted, only men of color or minorities were called cowboys. Whites were "cowmen".
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in
Charles Sampson (born July in Los Angeles) was the first Black cowboy to win a World Title in the PRCA. Career wins included bull riding at the Turquoise Circuit Finals in and the Sierra Circuit in the Calgary bonus round twic