Jack Johnson, the boxer.

I love boxing. Not the crap that is shown on ESPN or even the pay-per-view garbage that costs $50 to watch a couple of guys run around the ring for 12 rounds. I’m talking Clay (Ali), Frazier, Marciano. I enjoy watching vintage fights of all of these guys, but there is one man who rises above the rest, Jack Johnson. The first black heavyweight champ and the man who changed the sport. If you are not familiar with him watch the clip below or better yet rent the Ken Burns documentary”Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson”, it’s amazing, but long.



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