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Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946

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View Resource Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion of the world, is the subject of a new documentary by the well-regarded filmmaker Ken Burns. The program recently aired for the first time on PBS, and this companion website offers a number of primary documents, short essays, and educational materials that will be of great interest to the Web-browsing public and educators seeking...

http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/