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A Nation's Hope

The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

by Matt de la Pena
Kadir Nelson

Video

On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation's ideals.


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Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC

Streaming video

  • ISBN: 9781629236247
  • Release date: May 22, 2014
  • Duration: 00:07:35
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Children's Video

    Languages

    English

    On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers around the historic fight in which Black and White America were able to put aside prejudice and come together to celebrate our nation's ideals.


    Expand title description text