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Part 2

See Jack Johnson's rise to the top of the boxing world and witness the country's reaction

Part 1

Follow Jack Johnson's remarkable journey from his humble beginnings to entering the ring.

About Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson was the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World. His dominance over his white opponents spurred furious debates and race riots in the early 20th century.

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