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Sports Film Of The Week: Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson

The world’s first black heavyweight champ has a story to tell.

Title: Unforgivable Blackness – The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson

Director: Ken Burns

Release date: 2005

Plot: This biography of the first black heavyweight champion of the world is about boxing. But really it’s about racism, justice and defiance.

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Source: Pdre Boxing Channel/YouTube

Source: Little Dread/YouTube

 

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