Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Boxing History @ The Decatur Library

Learn all about Jack Johnson and the Fight of the Century!
Photo courtesy of http://praisecleveland.com
Date: Saturday, July 10 2010, 2:00PM—3:30PM

Location: Decatur Library
215 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA
More info call 404-370-3070

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Jack Johnson's victory over Jim Jeffries with Mike Glenn. The former NBA basketball player, author, rare book collector, TV analyst and African-American memorabilia enthusiast will talk about the significance of the boxing match and display many pictures, newspaper articles, and other items highlighting the fight. Included is a demonstration with Xavier "Bad Pads" Biggs of the Decatur Boxing Club.
Funding provided by Friends of the Decatur Library.

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