The Fastest Bicycle Rider In The World, Autobiography of Major Taylor
The Fastest Bicycle Rider In The World: The Story of a Colored Boy's Indomitable Courage and Success Against Great Odds
The Story of a Colored Boy's Indomitable Courage and Success Against Great Odds an autobiography by Marshall W. "Major" Taylor
I am writing my memoirs, however, in the spirit calculated to solicit simple justice, equal rights, and a square deal for the posterity of my down-trodden but brave people, not only in athletic games and sports, but in every honorable game of human endeavor. - Marshall "Major" W. Taylor
"Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor (26 November 1878 - 21 June 1932) was an American cyclist who won the world 1 mile (1.6 km) track cycling championship in 1899 after setting numerous world records and overcoming racial discrimination. Taylor was the first African-American athlete to achieve the level of world champion and only the second black man to win a world championship, after Canadian boxer George Dixon."