10 20 2014
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The Long Journey of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Brigade

'The bicycle trip itself unified the 25th Infantry as well as the Pacific Northwest because they were appreciated as colored soldiers'

Of all the remarkable stories told about the U.S. Army's all-Black cavalries known as the Buffalo Soldiers, the most remarkable of all is surely that of the 25th Infantry Brigade Bicycle Corps.


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Major Taylor, the Fastest Biker in the World

Around 1900, despite threats, racism, Black man was

You might not know it, but at the turn of the 20th Century, bicycle races were bigger than baseball. And much like today, the racers were largely White, affluent males. But in 1896, Marshall "Major" Taylor emerged on the track-racing circuit. He would become one of his era's biggest stars...

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Soroptimists Gather to Fight Human Trafficking Before Mlk Day

Gathering will feature actress Darryl Hannah, reporters, officials

One of the world's most dedicated groups of women will be holding one of the nation's largest gatherings of people dedicated to fighting human trafficking from Jan. 14 to 16 at the Oregon Convention Center.


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