Ep 37: How Jack Johnson, went from LOVED to HATED
There is a thin line between Love & Hate... December 26 1908 - The first African American World Heavyweight Boxing Champion was born. Boxing fights were social reflections for people during that day. A metaphor for race relations. A RETIRED CHAMPION, came out of retirement to stand for the white population A BATTLE OF THE CENTURY Listen for the cliffhanger... that had CONGRESS ban screening titled fights...
B Daht explains the rules of attending fights in the 1900s, + more about this sport's historical fact that brought the country to a silence, and this World Heavyweight Boxing Champion who did more than win fights, making some enemies along the way.
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