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Unforgivable Blackness

The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Geoffrey C. Ward

He was the first black heavyweight champion in history, the most celebrated-and most reviled-African American of his age. In "Unforgivable Blackness," the prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to vivid life the real Jack Johnson, a figure far more complex and compelling than the newspaper headlines he inspired could ever convey. Johnson b...
Publish Date
2006
January 3
First Published in 2004
Goodreads rating
4.2
ISBN
9780375710049
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