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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  ...

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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.".

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Jul 4, 2012 ... As the white masses were rallying behind Jeffries, the same was ... In this era before television or radio or even widespread telephones , the ...

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Jul 3, 2010 ... A century has passed since James J. Jeffries, the Great White Hope, fought ... Jeffries, 35, was in no physical condition to fight Johnson, or any ...

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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.

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Apr 19, 2011 ... Jim Jeffries - former previously unbeaten champion, coming out of ... DBBH - Jack Johnson -vs- Jim Jeffries (July 4th, 1910) ... Jim Jeffries - former previously unbeaten champion, coming out of retirement as the Great White ...

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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 ...

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Instead we read of. Jeffries as the “Hope of the White Race,” and Johnson as the “Negroes' Deliverer.” When pugilists, no matter what their size or ability may be, ...

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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 ...