Cowboy Mike Searles: "Black Cowboys Along the Chisholm Trail"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Manhattan Public Library
Auditorium

Event Details

Learn about the black cowboy experience from Civil Rights Movement veteran and Augusta University Professor Emeritus Michael N. Searles—also known as Cowboy Mike. More than a lecturer, Cowboy Mike brings the lives of black cowboys on the western frontier to the fore with his persona and display of artifacts. Cowboy Mike has spoken to diverse groups, including schools and colleges across the nation and abroad. As an award-winning editor and writer, he has contributed scholarship on black cowboys, Buffalo Soldiers, and the black West. Searles will also be speaking at Hale Library from 3 - 4 PM on September 28. The public is welcome at both events.
Event Type(s): Library Events
Age Group(s): Adult
Diedre Lemon
(785) 776-4741 ext. 300