Was an African American cop the real Lone Ranger?

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    http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/06/sport/lone-ranger-african-american-reeves/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

    (CNN) -- More than a century before Johnny Depp wore a terrifying crow headpiece in new Disney film "The Lone Ranger," another hero of the Wild West was carefully arranging his own remarkable disguise.

    Sometimes he dressed as a preacher, at other times a tramp, and occasionally even a woman.

    But beneath the elaborate costumes was always Bass Reeves -- a 19th-century Arkansas slave who became a legendary deputy U.S. marshal, capturing more than 3,000 criminals with his flamboyant detective skills, super strength and supreme horsemanship..........more at link.....
     
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