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Detroiter and Olympian Eddie Tolan
Eddie Tolan was a celebrated U-M athlete and gold medal winner in the 1932 Summer Olympics. He was the first African American to be called "the world's fastest human." His many successes were the result of a lifetime of perseverance and determination.
Who painted it? And why does the Bentley have it? One small piece of artwork frames complex issues about what happens when archival collections contain harmful or racist content. Learn more about the Bentley's role in a campus-wide reparative curation effort.