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Eugene Bullard: The Black Sparrow

February 25, 2021
"Bullard, son of an enslaved man and a Creek Indian woman, who escaped the racism of the American south, was in Paris with a pocketful of money. His dream was finally realized. Except it was 1914."


Have you ever heard of Eugene Bullard? He was unrecognized even in his own time here in the United States, but the Black Sparrow lived many lifetime's worth of adventures in his 66 years.

From runaway to two world wars, jazz drummer, Parisian nightclub owner and elevator operator, Eugene Bullard's story is one that should be remembered. 

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