Who was the real Lone Ranger?


Bass Reeves Public domain

The Lone Ranger has traditionally been portrayed by white actors, but many believe this character is based on an African-American named Bass Reeves. A former slave, Reeves became one of the most successful lawmen in U.S. history. Tune in to learn more.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, 19th century, U.S. history, Who was the real?, black history, American history