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The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men

Bass Reeves | Django

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

PUBLISHED: 09:44 EST, 19 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:15 EST, 19 January 2013

Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans

Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38

During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot

via The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men.

 

Voodoo in My Blood

An interview with Carolle Jean-Murat, the author of Voodoo in My Blood: A Healer’s Journey from Surgeon to Shaman.

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Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was twelve. She is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory and Krik? Krak! Her latest book, The Dew Breaker, is a remarkable story of family, heartbreak and new beginnings, both personal and political. Series: “Voices” [10/2004] [Humanities] [Show ID: 8904]

 

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat

Award-winning Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat discusses her book “Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work.” Danticat reflects on her work and exile, what it means to be an immigrant artist, and responsibility to one’s home country. Featuring an introduction by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this event is co-presented by Cambridge Forum, Harvard Bookstore, and Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Institute. http://forum-network.org