Archive for December 26th, 2009

“One of the stock stories about Louis…┬áis apocryphal — that a young black man on death row in North Carolina cried out, ‘Save me, Joe Louis! Save me, Joe Louis!’ as he was asphyxiated. ” ‘Not God, not government, not charitably-minded white men, but a Negro who was the world’s most expert fighter, in this […]

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