This transit stop installation tells the story of Charlie Wiggins, a Black Indianapolis auto mechanic and champion race car driver who was refused entry to compete in the Indianapolis 500 because of his skin color. Undeterred, he helped form the Colored Speedway Association and created an all-Black racing event called the Gold and Glory Sweepstakes.
The installation was part of a project by The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Project in 2010 that asked students to select excerpts from
2910 Martin Luther King Jr St, Indianapolis, IN, 46208
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