5 Decades Ago, Myrtis Dightman Broke The Color Barrier In Professional Rodeo

Myrtis Dightman now 85 was the most successful black cowboy of the 1960s. As a bullfighter turned bull rider, Dightman became the first black cowboy to ride in the National Finals Rodeo. Dightman finished third in the bull riding world standing.โ 

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