Afro History Today in Afro History ! Joe Louis defeats John Henry Lewis in heavyweight title fight at Madison Square Garden in 1939 ! written by Marc Alexander January 25, 2021 jean anderson and joe louis (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “World Heavyweight champ Joe Louis (Barrow) sews on the stripes of a technical sergeant-to which he has been promoted. – NARA – 535937 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Joe Louis looks for an opening during boxing match with Max Schmeling (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! Joe Louis defeats John Henry Lewis in heavyweight title fight at Madison Square Garden in 1939 ! was last modified: January 2nd, 2021 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Alicia Keys ! NFL player, Patrick Willis ! Actress, Jenifer Lewis ! Singer, Etta James ! NBA player, Josh Powell ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Vince Carter ! Singer, Anita Baker ! NFL player, Torrey Smith ! Activist, Angela Davis ! Gospel Singer, Kirk Franklin ! You may also like Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Kenan Thompson... May 10, 2020 Five NFL players who could be traded... April 26, 2018 Working Geek: From rap fans to immigrant... July 2, 2018 William Bell brings history to Cape May's... April 18, 2018 Store manager killed in California shootout July 22, 2018 Warriors' arena plan faces new legal challenge January 8, 2016 Kelly Osbourne goes strapless in black pleated... June 2, 2018 Manhattan Mailman Delivers Final Heartfelt Message Ahead... July 18, 2018 Teyana Taylor's 'KTSE' Is A Provocative R&B... June 26, 2018 Curry: I'd have no problem dropping 50... August 21, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.