The Johnson-Jeffries Fight is a 1910 American film report on the heavyweight championship ... Since Johnson was African-American and Jeffries was white the competition took on major racial overtones. The press dubbed Jeffries "The Great ...
Six years earlier, Jeffries, who reigned from 1899-1904 retired, never having lost a fight. ... It was decided former champion Jeffries would be the "White Hope.".
Mar 23, 2017 ... Jack Johnson, a black boxer, had defeated the white Jim Jeffries in a heavyweight fight in the ... “These things did not disturb or worry me.
Jul 4, 2018 ... July 4, 1910: Johnson vs Jeffries. The historic clash between the first black heavyweight champion and the first Great White Hope, one of the ...
Case opinion for US 2nd Circuit JEFFRIES v. Blanche Bernstein, Defendant.. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.
Jul 2, 2010 ... A True Champion Vs. The 'Great White Hope' ... In fact, reigning world heavyweight champion James J. Jeffries chose to retire rather than risk ...
Aug 27, 2012 ... United States v. Jeffries. Page 3. 'Cause if I have to kill a judge or a lawyer or a woman I don't care. .... White, 670 F.3d 498, 507 (4th Cir. 2012).