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Striking Photos Go Inside America's Only Touring Black Rodeo Competition

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.06.2017 | Black Voices

Hundreds of black cowboys and cowgirls convened in Memphis, Tennessee, last weekend to compete at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo. The rodeo, whi...

This Thanksgiving, Tell A Story Of Cowboys And Indians With A Happy Ending

Yara Zgheib | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics
Yara Zgheib

Then perhaps you could tell a more recent story of Indians and cowboys. Of the Standing Rock Sioux and Energy Transfer Partners in a stand off over a stretch of land; that spot where Montana meets North Dakota, that is rich in oil reserves.

The Magnificent Seven

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

In the original 1960s The Magnificent Seven, seven gunfighters assembled to help a Mexican peasant village fight off villains. That's the basic premis...

Taming the West with Six-Guns & Fists

Dennis Miller | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
Dennis Miller

After decades of collecting vintage western paperbacks, (published 1939-1960) I decided to downsize and part with the approximately 3,000 novels I'd acquired.

5 Bold NFL Predictions For The 2016 Season

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports

"There are a lot of weapons in that offense... I think Dallas wins the East." @Schultz_Report #GMFB— GMFB (@gmfb) August 23,...

Donald Trump -- Cowboy As a Career?

Lena Hades | Posted 08.17.2016 | Comedy
Lena Hades

Donald Trump as a cowboy?

Country Music Star Sam Riddle Shatters Age Old Taboo, Falls For A Woman Of Color In His Newest Music Video -- "Hey You."

Jacob Weber | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Jacob Weber

America is reeling amid re-ignited racial flames, and country music ace (and Vegas favorite) Sam Riddle appears to be the only cowboy with the steer-sized cojones to reach through that fire...for the hand of stunning South African actress and dancer Sibo Mlambo (Starz' "BlackSails.")

A Cowboy Poet Gets Real at Sideman Jamboree

Christine Buckley | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Christine Buckley

His name was Lon and his hands were trembling as he looked down at the words written on the crinkled piece of faded yellow college ruled notebook pape...

'The Most Powerful Woman In The NFL' Opens Up On Breaking Boundaries

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents

Once dubbed the "most powerful woman in the NFL," Charlotte Jones Anderson is familiar with being the only female face in a room full of men. While ch...

Real Coffee for Strong People

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 04.02.2017 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

I'm worried about several friends who have taken their old age freedom and turned into coffee snobs. They demand only the freshest beans harvested under a full moon from secret mountain forests and flown in on fairy wings.

Rough Night At The Watering Hole

Brian Caldirola | Posted 03.04.2017 | Comedy
Brian Caldirola


Behold, The Largely Unseen History Of Black Cowboys (And Cowgirls)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts

According to Atlanta-based photographer Forest McMullin, around 25 percent of the cowboys responsible for the movement in the American West were Afric...

Build A Culture Of Winning Like The Dodgers, Ferrari, And Others - And Not Like The Cowboys

George Bradt | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Winning sports franchises focus on product, customer and brand over time. Different people may describe these differently. But they are all talking about the same things. Except it's actually the same one thing because long-term success requires the three to be inextricably linked in a culture of winning.

Cowboy Country in New Jersey

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Melissa DeCastro

This is a part of New Jersey where the local college offers glass blowing and hones skilled artisans, and the local schools keep farming alive in clubs dedicated to the love and pursuit of preserving the land.

Relatively Speaking

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Getting 'The Bird' From a Bird

Joe Wallenstein | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Wallenstein

Filming with animals can be a lot more complicated than filming with people and it takes a lot more preparation than one might think. One wants it to go well, so one can never be prepared enough.

5 Surprising Places to Get Your Cowboy Fix

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

You don't have to do a City Slickers-type vacation to get a taste of the cowboy life. Anyone of these five spots will give you a taste of the Wild West. And they might be closer than you think.

Making the Right Call When Faced With a Bad One

Gary Karton | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Gary Karton

We need to remember that our kids are playing in a youth rec league. They're going to get youth-rec-league-quality officiating. The bad calls are probably going to even themselves out and if these officials are not driven away, they'll continue to gain experience, they'll continue to get better, and there will be fewer bad calls.

Cowboys' Devastating Loss To Packers Leaves Us Asking, 'What If?'

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.14.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

We should not disparage what was a quality season for the Cowboys -- including just their second playoff win in six years -- but it's hard not to ask, "What if?"

Igor Bobic

Paul Ryan Expertly Trolls Chris Christie After Cowboys Loss To Packers | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

Hat's off to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who executed some expert trolling of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) following the Green Bay Packers' victory...

League Unhappy Penalty Reversed In Lions' Playoff Loss

Reuters | Larry Fine | Posted 01.05.2015 | Sports

(Reuters) - The NFL would have preferred officials stuck with an initial pass interference penalty instead of reversing the call in a controversial de...

Confessions of a Spice-Challenged Visitor to Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

I really like spices. The trouble is, they don't like me. Anything with even a tiny chili in it gives me an instant heartburn.

Is This The Real-Life 'Brokeback Mountain'?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two Australian men are being tauted as a real-life version of the iconic cowboy couple seen in 2005's "Brokeback Mountain." Australia's SBS Networ...

NFL Star Surprises His Offensive Line With Gifts

Complex Sports | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Over the weekend, DeMarco Murray became the first running back in NFL history to rush for 100+ yards in each of t...

DeMarco Murray Is Clear-Cut Choice for MVP Right Now

Dan Karpuc | Posted 12.14.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Murray has rushed for more than 100 yards in six consecutive games to start the season, joining Jim Brown, who did it in 1958, as the only two men in league history to accomplish that feat.