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He was the inspiration for the 2012 film "Django Unchained". He wore a black hat and carried twin .45 Colt Peacemakers. During his 32 year career as Deputy Marshal of the Oklahoma Territory, he was single-handedly responsible for capturing over 3,000 outlaws, once bringing in 17 men at one time. And in that period of time, never once did a bullet touch him. Read the story of Bass Reeves, THE REAL DJANGO, in my blog!

The real “Lone Ranger,” it turns out, was an African American man named Bass Reeves, who the legend was based upon. Perhaps not surprisingly, many aspects of his life were written out o…

The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men  Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans  Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38  During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot

Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans. Reeves became a Deputy U. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.

Did You Know that Dr. King’s Mother was Assassinated? Alberta King, Dr. King’s mother, was shot and killed in 1974 while playing the organ at her church. The shooting was allegedly done by a 23-year old black man by the name of Marcus Wayne Chenault. He didn’t give any reason for the shooting, except to say that “all Christians are my enemies.”

Mr and Mrs Martin Luther King Sr, MLK Jr, his older sister Christine Farris, and his brother A.D King.

Makeda, Queen of Sheba. Her union with King Solomon produced a son named Menelik. Her dynasty ended in 1975 with the death of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie.

History you're not taught in American classrooms besides college. Makeda, Queen of Sheba. Her union with King Solomon produced a son named Menelik. Her dynasty ended in 1975 with the death of Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie.

A Woman's War by Captain Gail Harris - Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer http://awe.sm/o4ndt

A Woman’s War by Captain Gail Harris – Navy’s First African American Female Intelligence Officer