Friday, October 26, 2007

Theresa G. Runstedtler in "Journeymen: Race, Boxing, and the Transnational World of Jack Johnson" wrote:

"...“sparring” contests between Western nations over their relative levels of racial tolerance are by no means new, and in particular, African Americans have long served as important ciphers in these debates......

It is no longer enough to point the finger elsewhere, for the challenges we face require us to acknowledge the global routes of racial discourses."

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