‘The story of the American cowboy is so white, which is frustrating for black riders- right after the civil conflict, more than a one-quarter of cowboys were African American’
I shot this on a line travel with the Delta Hill Riders in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi. The gentleman in the foreground, Joe Wrenn, organises this group ride every fall in the hilly terrain to the north of the Mississippi delta. I’ve been going for a few years.
Trail journeys are universal in the American cowboy tradition. In other states you are able to find thousands of beings on a single move. Here there were about 100 people, numerous ride, and others, who you can’t see in the photo, on dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles.
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