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Ken Burns & Tom Hanks Team Up For Boxer Jack Johnson Miniseries

Journey Ade
Little known these days, but much maligned in his time, Jack Johnson was one of the greatest fighters of his day. Becoming the first African-American¬†world heavyweight boxing champion over a hundred years ago, made for an array of turbulent events, which director Ken Burns hopes to highlight in an upcoming 4- to 6-part HBO miniseries. […]