“Joe Louis: The Great Unifier”
ESPN Humboldt Sports Radio 1340 AM/92.7 FM Eureka, CA Feb. 20 – 24, 2017 at 7:55 AM and KGOE News Talk Radio 1480 AM Eureka at 4:30 AM and 10:30 PM Monday – Friday
Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis became the embodiment of American unity during WWII. He walked a fine line to serve the goals of Victory abroad as well as advancing the cause of social and racial justice within the military at home; an integrated military finally becoming a reality in 1948.
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