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The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor Author Talk

2021-04-20 18:30:00 2021-04-20 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor Author Talk The Center for Black Literature and Culture invites you to an online presentation of the life of Indianapolis native Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor. Online

Tuesday, April 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-20 18:30:00 2021-04-20 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor Author Talk The Center for Black Literature and Culture invites you to an online presentation of the life of Indianapolis native Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor. Online

The Center for Black Literature and Culture invites you to an online presentation of the life of Indianapolis native Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor.

This event is being held as an online webinar. You will be emailed login instructions approximately 24 hours before the event.

Judith Thomas, Indianapolis Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood Engagement, will introduce our speaker, Michael Kranish. He the author of, "The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's First Black Sports Hero". Mr. Kranish will talk about Taylor’s life in Indianapolis and the prejudice he faced on his journey to become a world class athlete, and will answer questions from the audience.

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This is an online event.