Compton Cowboys on their unorthodox family

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A Californian ranch like no other teaches inner-city kids how to reshape their future

By Charlotte Steinway    Saturday 1 February, 2020

From Lil Nas X to Orville Peck, 2019 was the year of the cowboy. And the global fascination with that culture shows no signs of slowing down; this April, reporter for The New York Times, Walter Thompson-Hernández, releases his book, The Compton Cowboys: The New Generation Of Cowboys In America’s Urban Heartland. This close-knit group, who first met more than 20 years ago, gives back to the local community by t