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Old 04-26-2009, 08:44 AM   #4
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Default Re: Did Louis Draw The Color Line Line Johnson

Well, during his first championship years, i.e. 37-42, there were not THAT many black contenders that stood out if i remember correct. Most started getting high profile during the war, and when Louis came back from his duty, he fought the #1 contender who was black, so i don't really think there's a strong case of him avoiding those challengers. He may have missed a few, but you can't fight everyone.
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