On the next Fresh Air–The story of America’s first black sports hero: Major Taylor. He broke racial barriers by becoming the world’s fastest and most famous cyclist at the height of the Jim Crow Era. Our guest will be Washington post investigative reporter, Michael Kranish, author of a new about Major Taylor called “The World’s Faster Man”.
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(Photo: Micheal Kranish - Wikimedia commons, cc by 2.0)