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Children Celebrate the Black American Cowboy

East Elementary fourth-graders Tayjeaunna House and Mynika Lucas

Elementary school children present the legacy of African American cowboys in Missouri.By Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – Schools throughout the region celebrate black history this month with special assemblies dedicated to historical figures, music and dance. At East Elementary, in the Kansas City Missouri public school district, music teacher Joanna Boyd Richards decided to commemorate black history with an unusual choice: cowboy music.

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