CAN-TV Episode 5 with Michael Kranish, author of The World’s Fastest Man

For Black History month, host Brenda Dixon is joined by guest Michael Kranish, author of The World’s Fastest Man, to take a deep dive into who Major Taylor is. Kranish and Brenda discuss Major Taylor’s childhood and career, from the racism and obstacles he faced to the Six Day Race he competed in. 

Michael Kranish is an investigative reporter for the Washington Post and recipient of the Society of Professional Journalist award for Washington Correspondence in 2016. His book The World’s Fastest Man features interviews with Major Taylor’s daughter and never before uncovered details from Taylor’s life that led him to become a World Champion and celebrated athlete.

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