Black Jack: the ballad of Jack Johnson

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Born as Arthur John Johnson in the southern state of Texas, Jack Johnson was one of the most renowned boxers of the twentieth century. Through hard work and persistence, he climbed the ranks, taking a swing and a jab and eventually busting the color barrier. As the first black man to win the Heavyweight Championship, there was more than a title on the line. Published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this history-making bout (July 4, 1910). This is an extraordinary marriage of poetry, fabulous collage artwork, and a splendid achievement in its own right.

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full_title black jack the ballad of jack johnson
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subject_facet African American boxers -- Biography, African American boxers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Boxing, Boxing -- Tournaments -- United States -- History, Boxing -- Tournaments -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, Boxing -- United States -- Biography, Boxing -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Johnson, Jack, -- 1878-1946 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Black Jack : the ballad of Jack Johnson
title_full Black Jack : the ballad of Jack Johnson / Charles R. Smith, Jr. ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans, Black Jack : the ballad of Jack Johnson / by Charles R. Smith ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans ; read by Dion Graham
title_short Black Jack :
title_sub the ballad of Jack Johnson