The Brown Bomber

The boxing gloves that belonged to the famous African-American, Joe Louis, (known by the moniker “Brown Bomber”) forecast the upcoming World Championship bout against the German fighter, Max Schmeling. This was not just another fight, but a power struggle between Democracy and Fascism in the upcoming years of war with Germany. On another level it was a Southern struggle of blacks vs. whites in those early years of racial division…” The fight began! First a right, then a left, and then a right punch. On it went for eight rounds until…