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Harley-Davidson’s Long History With Black Motorcycle Lovers

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via:blackchristiannews

In uniforms many thought them unfit to wear, some of the first men of color to bond over Harley-Davidson motorcycles were soldiers riding in the name of their country.

Some of the first Black bikers in post-war America were soldiers who were assigned to military police positions where they were responsible for monitoring the “colored” sections of segregated bases during World War II. They patrolled on bikes, officials said.

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