The First Black Boxing Champions

Essays on Fighters of the 1800s to the 1920s

“Extremely well written and chronicled…painstakingly researched, by writers who show a heartfelt passion for their subjects…a must”—Ring Memorabilia

“Splendid…. Much research obviously went into the writing of the essays and they definitely accomplish their goals of informing the reader about these men. The book, itself, is a beautiful piece of work”—Cyber Boxing Zone

“Meticulously researched and compelling…wonderful…each essay is wonderfully informative and unique chronicling the rise and sometimes-tragic fall of the boxers. The respect these champions deserve is long in coming as is the recognition. This collection of essays pays these men there due and provides the reader a look at how America once treated its superior fighters. This one is not to be missed”—Doghouse Boxing

“A well-conceived and valuable work”—Boxing Monthly

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