Roots, Race & Culture

Buffalo Soldiers

Episode 5 | 26m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Long before Bob Marley, Buffalo Soldiers — Black Americans who served on the Western frontier during the Civil War — were changing the face of the American West. We explore the uplifting, courageous, and inspiring story of Utah’s Buffalo Soldiers. Historians Fiona Robinson and Robert Burch shed light on this misunderstood group of men who helped transform the state of Utah into what it is today.

Aired: 06/09/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Roots, Race & Culture is a local public television program presented by PBS Utah.