Chicago Tonight

‘World’s Fastest Man’ Remembers Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor

Clip: 05/13/2019 | 6m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

At a time of Jim Crow laws, how did a black man compete to become the fastest athlete of his time? A new book by Michael Kranish tells the story a trailblazing cyclist and his connection to Chicago.

Aired: 05/13/19

Rating: NR

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