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

photo of Mike Searles Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): Adult, Senior
Date: 9/28/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 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.

Location: Auditorium
Contact: Diedre Lemon
Contact Number: 785-776-4741 ex. 300