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Joe Louis Holding Hands with Edna Mae Harris Original caption: Joe's in the Movies Now. Los Angeles, Cal.: Joe Louis, world's heavyweight boxing champ who recently signed to do some acting, is shown greeting Edna Mae Harris, actress on her arrival here to become Joe's leading lady in his first picture The Spirit of Youth
Black Kudos — Joe Louis Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 –...
Joe Louis Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13 1914 April 12 1981) better known as Joe Louis was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber Louis helped elevate boxing from a decline in popularity in the post-Jack Dempsey era by establishing a reputation as an honest hardworking fighter at a time when the sport was dominated by gambling interests. Louis champions...
Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer
jackie robinson and joe jouis compare notes and the tools of their respective trades during mr. robinson's visit to mr. louis's training camp in pompton lake, new jersey. iIt was 66 years ago today, on 4.15.1947, that jackie robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball to play with the brooklyn dodgers. (photo: bettman/corbis)