black frontiers

by Lillian Schlissel

Old Days Are Back.

Black frontiers were named Buffalo Soldiers because their hair resembled the shaggy coat of the buffalo and the buffalo were sacred to the Indians.

Benjamin Singleton

He is the founder of the black community of Dunlap, Kansas.

John Hanks

An African American graduate of West Point class of 1887. He served as a Buffalo Soldier during the Indian Wars.

Henry Flipper

First black graduate of West Point.