Archives for October 29, 2013

The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians

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 of the story, including his ethnicity. The basics remained the same: a lawman hunting bad guys, accompanied by a Native American, riding on […]