/// Herb Jeffries, Star of Black Cowboy Films, Dies at 100

May 26, 2014  |  Variety

A pioneer in African American-targeted Western movies and jazz singer Herb Jeffries, the “Bronze Buckaroo,” has died. He was 100. Jeffries died of heart failure in West Hills, Calif. on Sunday, according to the LA Times. His health had been declining for some time. The multi-talented Jeffries embraced his mixed heritage — he was of…

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