Bicycle History: The Cycling & Racism Connection

The League of American Wheelmen was the nation’s largest and most powerful cycling organization in the late 1800s. The question of whether Blacks could be members of the LAW was debated back and forth, over the years, with William W. Watts, of Louisville, Kentucky, the leading advocate for barring African-Americans from membership.  At the LAW’s … Continue reading Bicycle History: The Cycling & Racism Connection