Here is a legendary rider that every black cyclist should know about, Major 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.
Please do your research and find out much more about Major Taylor on MajorTaylorAssociation.org