Revisiting the MLK Jr. Heritage Rodeo

In by Karen Woods

January 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am America/Denver Timezone

History of the MLK Jr. Heritage Rodeo with hosts Paul Andrews and Valeria Howard-Cunningham.

In this video, President and CEO Paul Andrews sits down with Valeria Howard Cunningham, the president and CEO of the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, the world’s only touring African American rodeo that co-produces the Stock Show’s MLK Day Rodeo. They talk about the format of the MLK Day Rodeo, its educational and cultural contributions, famous African American cowboys – not least, Bill Pickett himself, who invented the steer wrestling event – and more.

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