Creole Cowboys: Horses, Zydeco & Trail-Riding Culture

@nowness highlights, Louisiana’s modern-day Zydeco #TrailRiding culture

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If there are 40 million black people, then there are 40 million ways to be black.

-Toure in Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness

What I love about see this video short is that it illuminates a thriving subculture within the black community.  As a northerner, I had no idea about this.  What’s great is to see how an old tradition evolves and is kept alive and meaningful.

I saw this and couldn’t help thinking about how my wife’s Uncle John, a longtime horse trainer, will really dig the horseriding aspect of all this.

H/T to Nowness.

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