Champion--Joe Louis, Black Hero in White America

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 330 pages
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Traces the life and career of the Black, world heavyweight champion boxer, describes public attitudes towards him, and looks at how he paved the way for other Black athletes

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Champion--Joe Louis, black hero in white America

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Possibly boxing's greatest champion, Louis has been celebrated in many books, magazines, speeches, and even a film. Now Mead, Yale history and law graduate, takes a new lookboth sympathetic and ... Read full review


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