Essays Tagged: "Tommy Burns"

Johnson - Jeffries Fight         Jack Johnson began his life in

. After his release, he soon left Galveston for good.In 1908, Johnson was matched with white champ, Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia. Johnson won in the fourteenth round. The white public resented Joh ... , right-uppercut combination (Robert Cassidy, pg.1). The training for this fight, with middleweight Tommy Ryan, is what developed Jeffries style. He boxed out of a crouch where he protected his face w ...

(4 pages) 729 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Unforgivable Blackness": Jack Johnson

women known. Everyone knew he had been fraternizing with white women, which was taboo at the time. Tommy Burns says Johnson was an independent thinker who spoke his mind which quite often upset both ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis