A Hard Road To Glory: A History Of The African American Athlete: Boxing

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HarperCollins, Oct 1, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages

Boxing has given the African-American athlete an opportunity to catch the national imagination through physical prowess. The earlier boxers, such as Jack Johnson and Joe Louis, stood as symbols of black equality if not superiority. Even before Johnson there were super black boxers. This book tells their stories and looks at their records. The text and reference materials for this book were taken from the three-volume set, A Hard Road to Glory,and combined into this single volume.

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