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Joe Louis: America’s Hero… Betrayed

While the film reports events of Joe Louis' life, it doesn't shape them or trace specific themes. What does emerge in this bleak outline, however, is the sense that Louis was "betrayed" by a "nation."

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

The first black Heavyweight Champion of the World, 1908 to 1915, Jack Johnson was rowdy, smart, rebellious, and proud.

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