Bronzeville Trail Task Force launches petition to award Congressional Gold Medal to Black cyclist ‘Major’ Taylor

Source Chicago Sun-Times
Original Load Date Jan. 24, 2023, 10:01 p.m.
Last Updated Jan. 24, 2023, 10:01 p.m.
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Although Marshall Walter Taylor was known as “Major” Taylor, his sports achievements haven’t gotten broad recognition, some local leaders say. A group of supporters and cyclists want to change that with a three-pillar plan to bring awareness to Taylor’s accomplishments in cycling. Taylor [ was the...