February 20, 2024

Bass Reeves: One of the First Black US Deputy Marshalls West of the Mississippi (Episode # 464)

Bass Reeves, one of the first Black US Deputy Marshalls west of the Mississippi served with distinction from 1875-1907. He was known for his knowledge of the languages and cultures of five indigenous native tribes especially the Cherokee and for his expert handling of weapons. Dr. Karen shares his fascinating, uplifting, and inspiring life as a leader, a learner, a boundary spanner, and a man of great courage and integrity. We can all learn from his pursuit of excellence and community service.

Contact Dr. Karen at Dr.Karen@transleadership.com


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