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The Black Badge: Deputy United States Marshal Bass Reeves from Slave to Heroic Lawmen Paul L. Brady

The Black Badge: Deputy United States Marshal Bass Reeves from Slave to Heroic Lawmen

Paul L. Brady

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ISBN : 9780975965450
Hardcover
242 pages
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The Black Badge: The Life Of Deputy United States Marshal Bass Reeves, Paul L. Brady will keep you hanging on every word, every twist and turn in Bass Reeves life. At a time when slavery was a very recent memory, and Negroes kept their place, BassMoreThe Black Badge: The Life Of Deputy United States Marshal Bass Reeves, Paul L. Brady will keep you hanging on every word, every twist and turn in Bass Reeves life. At a time when slavery was a very recent memory, and Negroes kept their place, Bass Reeves became a deputy marshal?known for his courage and skill with a gun. Unable to read or write, he would carry a handful of writs for the arrest of notorious outlaws, and always produce the right writ for the right man. He spent a lifetime upholding a legal system that failed to recognize him and members of his race as human beings, equal to whites.