Federation of Black Cowboys: Harlem Cowboy

Ben's old ID card stamped by Gene Autry.--Ben Miller is the oldest member (born in 1912) of Federation of Black Cowboys in New York City. He is a former champion bull rider.The Federation of Black Cowboys is a nonprofit fraternal organization headquartered at a ranch straddling the Brooklyn- Queens line in New York City. As a 501(c)3 organization, they {quote}seek to create greater understanding of African American culture and heritage{quote} and {quote}endeavor to provide educational opportunities for the young public of New York.{quote} There are around 35 Federation members, all committed to keeping alive the history of African Americans like Nat Love, Bill Pickett, and Stagecoach Mary Fields in the old West.
Harlem Cowboy

Ben's old ID card stamped by Gene Autry.

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Ben Miller is the oldest member (born in 1912) of Federation of Black Cowboys in New York City. He is a former champion bull rider.

The Federation of Black Cowboys is a nonprofit fraternal organization headquartered at a ranch straddling the Brooklyn- Queens line in New York City. As a 501(c)3 organization, they "seek to create greater understanding of African American culture and heritage" and "endeavor to provide educational opportunities for the young public of New York." There are around 35 Federation members, all committed to keeping alive the history of African Americans like Nat Love, Bill Pickett, and Stagecoach Mary Fields in the old West.