Black History Month: Major Taylor

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The Kenwood Retirement Community

In 1901 a journalist wrote: “Major Taylor was the most extraordinary, the most versatile, the most colorful, the most popular, the champion around whom more legends have gathered than any other, and whose life story most resembles a fairytale. Come hear Terry Kerber discuss his book “Major Taylor”, The Inspiring Story of a Black Cyclist and the Men who Helped Him Achieve Worldwide Fame. Kerber will explain how Taylor became the highest paid athlete in the world and why he was the greatest legend America ever forgot.