When Boxing Was, Like, Ridiculously Racist

When Boxing Was, Like, Ridiculously Racist

for $ 2.99

2.99 When Boxing Was, Like, Ridiculously Racist https://covers.feedbooks.net/item/440829.jpg?t=1404401827 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/440829/when-boxing-was-like-ridiculously-racist?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

This is the story of the lineage of Boxing's World Heavyweight Championship from 1882-1915 and how it explains a cultural attitude toward race and identity in that era.

The first true national and international sports celebrities were boxers in the late 1800s. Soon after the abolishment of slavery in the United States the first World Champions of the sport were crowned. As the Champion of the World these boxing heavyweights were held on a pedestal of athletic dominance,… (more)