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Marshall "Major" Taylor (November 26, 1878-June 21, 1932) was the first African American cycling world champion about 1899. He is remembered in a mural outside Bikes 4 Life in West Oakland.

The first mural was painted by Tone Icer and Padfour, Murals of Life N Hope Artists...

Marshall "Major" Taylor
photo from Our Oakland

In 2018, a new, larger mural was painted in its place by Refa One.

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