By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for The Atlanta Voice She sashays into the dirt-filled arena. Flanked by young, black cowboys Devinn Jordan, 26, and Mazi Willis, 24, atop stately steeds, veteran rapper and singer Khia Thug Misses hikes up the front of her black, ruffled Western dress. She gives a little leg. Props a hand […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think of drovers as the GPS to livestock. No matter the terrain, they skillfully steered herds of cattle across the Western frontier during the late 19th century. “I’m helping to retell this part to the America West’s history,” said Donald Lee, a lifelong cowboy and part-time historical […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Intro image by LaSundra Davis A little know-what about Cowgirl Candace: I have a thang for superlatives. I keep a lot of random digits and information in my mind about one-of-a-kind people, places and things. Like, did you know the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is the only black touring rodeo in […]
One of the largest museums in the Southeast, The Columbus Museum houses both American and regional history through temporary exhibitions to permanent collections. The 1912-built Mediterranean Revival house opened to the public during 1953 and has for decades shared fine art and American Indian artifacts with guests from around the globe. The now 89,000-square-foot building […]
Country Western wandering throughout Georgia is one of my primary pastimes. The more history I learn about local communities, the more I appreciate the land and my rural roots. Pit stopping at The Columbus Museum during October, I extended my small-town research to understand how the area known as the Lower Chattahoochee River Valley formed. […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.