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Known as the “Dusky Demon,” Bill Pickett (1870-1932) was the best-known African American rodeo performer of all time. He invented the rodeo sport of bulldogging, now known as steer wrestling, and entertained millions of people around the world with his riding and roping skills.

Read more at http://biography.yourdictionary.com/bill-pickett#wW2qdBMzLdDjobOf.99

Black History Moments: Meet Rodeo Star Bill Pickett [WATCH]  was originally published on myhoustonmajic.com