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UNFORGIVABLE BLACKNESS: THE RISE AND FALL OF JACK JOHNSON

The Jim Crow Era

  • Aired: 05/01/2017
  • 04:01
  • Rating: NR
Jack Johnson became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion in the height of the Jim Crow era — a time in which slavery was abolished, but African Americans were not yet truly free.
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