Trisha Jaracz

Independent Historian
Trisha Jaracz is a 2017 graduate from the University of Washington Sociology department (with honors). She is interested in research and advocating for underrepresented populations. Jaracz intends to pursue teaching in the community college system.

Fred Whitfield (1967- )

Fred Whitfield is a black rodeo cowboy who holds eight world championships in tie-down roping with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Born August 5, 1967 in Houston, Texas to parents Willie and Marie Whitfield who bore five children; two were given up for adoption … Read MoreFred Whitfield (1967- )

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (1984- )

The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR) is an annual traveling American rodeo which celebrates the Black Cowboys and Black Cowgirls in the sport of rodeo. Through education and entertainment, the BPIR has continued to promote and highlight the role of black rodeo cowboys in American … Read MoreBill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (1984- )