Black History Month – Major Taylor

Black athletes didn’t have many choices 120 years ago. They were banned from baseball, basketball hadn’t caught on yet, and football was a brutal sport where passing was not allowed and players used their helmet-less heads as battering rams. Therefore Marshall “Major” Taylor chose to compete in cycling and became a World Champion as well as US Champion. Here is his story:

https://www.cyclingnews.com/…/major-taylor-led-the-way…/

Rick Bunnell
President, TeamCBC

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