ThinkProgress, October 30, 2014

Excerpt: In 2011, Veronica O. Davis was out for a bike ride around Potomac Gardens Apartments, located in a predominantly black DC neighborhood, when she heard a little girl squeal, “Mommy, look at that black lady on a bike!”

In the time since then, Davis’s group, Black Women Bike DC, has united a once-unnoticed contingent of cyclists in the DC metropolitan area. What started as an effort on social media to demystify the notion that black women ride bikes eventually turned into a movement that has grown more than 1,500 strong.

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