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Major Taylor: The Story Behind America’s First Black Sports Superstar

Major Taylor: The Story Behind America’s First Black Sports Superstar


Most individuals know the inspiring tales of Jackie Robinson, who broke by way of Main League Baseball’s colour barrier in 1947; Jesse Owens, who ran roughshod over Adolf Hitler’s notions of Aryan supremacy on the 1936 Berlin Olympics; and maybe even that of Jack Johnson, the boxing nice who unapologetically defied the Jim Crow norms of early 20th-century America.

Nevertheless, the trendy world remains to be catching on to the breathtaking accomplishments of Marshall “Main” Taylor, the Black bicycle racing sensation who grew to become a world champ a decade earlier than Johnson and captivated a still-segregated nation when the game was reaching new heights in reputation.


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