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Jack Johnson

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Batchelor, Denzil. Jack Johnson and His Times. London: Phoenix Sports Books, 1956.

Farr, Finis. Black Champion: The Life and Times of Jack Johnson. New York: Scribner, 1964.

Hietala, Thomas R. Fight of the Century: Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the Struggle for Racial Equality. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2002.

Johnson, Jack. Jack Johnson In the Ring and Out. Chicago: National Sports Publishing, 1927.

Johnson, Jack. Jack Johnson is a Dandy: An Autobiography. New York: Chelsea House, 1969.


Ebony (April 1994): 86-98.

Foglio, James. "The First Black Heavyweight Champion." American History (August 2002): 18-19.

Obituary. New York Times (June 11, 1946): 1.

"The Original Natural." Newsweek (October 25, 1999): 49.

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