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5312-M-TEE-VWT-01

BHT - Marshall Taylor Photo Tee

Size Guide
SC - T-shirt

 

 SIZE CHEST LENGTH
S
19 - 20"
27 - 28"
M
20 - 21"
28 - 29"
L
21 - 22"
29 - 30"
XL
22 - 23"
30 - 31"
2XL
23 - 24"
31 - 32"
3XL
24 - 25"
32 - 33"

 

SC - T-shirt

 

 SIZE CHEST LENGTH
S
19 - 20"
27 - 28"
M
20 - 21"
28 - 29"
L
21 - 22"
29 - 30"
XL
22 - 23"
30 - 31"
2XL
23 - 24"
31 - 32"
3XL
24 - 25"
32 - 33"

 

Size
Color
Vintage White

3 items left

“There are positively no mental, physical or moral attainments too lofty for the [African American] to accomplish if granted a fair and equal opportunity.”

The story of Marshall “Major” Taylor - “the fastest man in America” - continues to be as relevant today as it was during his era. To this day, Taylor remains one of the greatest cyclists of all time, setting numerous world records and winning a World Championship and multiple national championships -- all while battling racism throughout his career from the late 1800s to early 1900s.

He achieved greatness while continually battling overt racism and prejudice throughout his career. He was banned from joining many cycling clubs. Some track owners banned him from competing at their venues, and Taylor was sometimes jeered and heckled by white spectators. Worse yet, he often complained of being elbowed and physically hit by competitors in an effort to block or slow him down, and at other times he was physically attacked, had nails thrown in front of his tires, and received death threats.

Taylor's story resonates to this day because it illustrates the overwhelming obstacles he had to overcome - not just to succeed but simply to race at all - as a black athlete. Almost a century after his death sports at large (and cycling, in particular) continue to be forever changed by Taylor’s story, the awareness he raised for the systemic injustice, and the example he set for the future of black athletics.

DETAILS

  • Made in the USA
  • 100% Cotton
  • Color of actual product may vary from photo
  • Wash with cold water
  • Hang to dry
  • Model is 5'11"/180lbs and wearing size M

SHIPPING/RETURNS

  • Allow up to 3 to 5 business days for order processing
  • Sale items can be exchanged for a different size in the same style only
  • No refunds or store credits will be issued for sale or discounted items
  • Purchaser is responsible for any applicable duty charges
  • Items may be delivered via separate shipments

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A Great Honor

Marshall Taylor is a little known Black sports icon. I'm honored to wear his photo on my chest so more can see and learn about him. I love ROF's clothing - the classic look, and mission. The off-white color of the fabric adds more of a classic feel, as well as the black & white photos they utilize. This will be a much cherished part of my wardrobe.