National Affairs: Boxer

Back, bald Jack Blackburn, 52-year-old onetime lightweight boxer who taught Negro Heavyweight Joe Louis how to fight, set out one evening last week to invest some of his earnings in Chicago Black Belt real estate. When the youthful owner of a house would not let him inspect the premises. Boxer Blackburn, who once did five years for killing a man, started a fight. Bested, he withdrew, returned with three friends, began blazing away with pistols at his opponent. Caught in the cross fire were a 9-year-old pickaninny, a blackamoor of 69, who subsequently...

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