The play "The Great White Hope" and the subsequent film (The Great White Hope (1970)) are based on Johnson's career and life and the brutal racism he faced as both the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion of the world and as a black ...
The Galveston Giant
Arthur John Johnson
Galveston, Texas, USA
Franklinton, North Carolina, USA
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